Bed Tick

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1780-1820

GUSN

GUSN-11526

Description

An oblong form comprised of three linen panels with an opened seam at the back for stuffing. It is all hand-sewn and of natural linen color.

Details

Descriptive Terms

ticks (coverings)
linen (material)
weaving
Linen
Woven
COVER, MATTRESS

Inscription

Typed and inscribed on a paper label, pinned to the corner is: (typed) Bed Tick to be filled with straw as a mattress, (ink) 1943 - Lyman Hapgood house/Gloucester- Auction 1943.

Associated Building

Used At Lyman S. Hapgood House,

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

77 x 50 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1727

Places

Massachusetts (United States)