Indian Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1900-1950

GUSN

GUSN-2929

Description

Large, rectangular 2 panels of even-weave cotton printed with central field of leafy sprigs, flowerheads and paisley devices enclosed by 3 banded borders. Inner border of large flowerheads within shaded reserves are enclosed by flowering vine on outer borders. Printed in shades of brick red, blue, yellow, green, or black.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Cotton
Transfer Printed
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Stamped in a corner is ""MEDIUM FAST/MADE IN/BRITISH INDIA""

Associated Building

Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

100 x 70 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1404