Bedcover

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-2966

Description

Rectangular form comprised of 2 panels of woven white linen patterned with blue double-line "window-pane" checks. Each check embroidered with flower head on leafy sprig device and six-petal flowers in corners in navy blue wool. Self fringe on three sides. Handsewn center seam.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
bedcovers
embroidering
linen (material)
wool (textile)
weaving
checker pattern
Linen
Wool
Woven
Embroidered
Checked
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Additional Identification Number

1991.1446.1,2

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

86 x 72 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little

Accession Number

1991.1446.1-2