Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1814/10/01

GUSN

GUSN-11987

Description

Four poster coverlet with candlewicked embroidered design on top and gathered, with ribbed cotton. It drops to the floor on three sides. On an overshot white cotton background is a large spread-winged eagle over a stylized urn, surrounded by a floral vine and at the foot of the bed. At the base of the urn is an embroidered phrase.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
embroidering
floral patterns
urns
Cotton
Candlewicked
Embroidered
Eagle
Urn
Floral
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Embroidered on the front at the base of the urn is: October 1st, 1814, Mary Ann Morison.

Associated Building

Original to Rundlet-May House (Portsmouth, N.H.),

Maker

Morison, Mary Ann Hopkins (Maker)

Location of Origin

NH, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

105 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Ralph May

Accession Number

1971.1674

Places

New Hampshire (United States)