Bedcover Fragment

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1815

GUSN

GUSN-313652

Description

This printed cotton textile was once part of a wholecloth quilt, as portions of the backing and batting remain attached at the seams. It consists of several sections pieced together to form the full width and length of the top. The cotton was printed with a red ground using a stipple cylinder, with penciled indigo details.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedcovers
cotton (textile)
printed textile materials
indigo (colorant)
madder (colorant)
Bedcover
Bedcover

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

76 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Bernard Scott

Accession Number

2001.281.1278