Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1850

GUSN

GUSN-28925

Description

White; woven candlewicking design with central stylized eight bastioned "snowflake" motif; star in center, angled trees and flowers inside. Body of spread covered in concentric borders; bar and dot; line and chevron with flowering plants; chain, line interspersed with rings and finally chain; self-fringed edge on top and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
weaving
machine-made
whitework
floral patterns
geometric patterns
industrialization
snowflakes
stars
Cotton
Fringe
Woven
Candlewicked
Whitework
Geometric
Floral
Star
Industrialization
Snowflake
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Candlewicked at bottom corner top: LF11

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

77 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret Wyman

Accession Number

1920.17