Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1880-1900

GUSN

GUSN-259006

Description

Rectangular off-white cotton bedspread with two rounded cut-out corners and knotted fringe on all sides; central motif is woven oval composition of flowers (probably tulips); borders composed of woven field of flowers (possibly violets) enclosed by straight lines and rows of crossed tulips; informal bunches of tulips appear in spaces abetween borders and central motif.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
weaving
floral patterns
Bedding
Cotton
Bedspread

Associated Building

Original To Sarah Orne Jewett House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

94 1/2 x 79 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Anonymous Gift

Accession Number

1998.6371

Places

South Berwick (York county, Maine)
Maine (United States)