Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1845

GUSN

GUSN-32700

Description

Rectangular, off white; candlewicked overall; central motif concentric diamonds with foliate sprouts in field of dots surrounded by undulating flowering vine; foliated concentric diamonds in corners; line border. Sides of dotted ground; undulating flowering vine at inside; foliated uneven bracketed line at outside. Applied knotted fringe at sides and sides of bottom; center additional, plain, flap; shaped pillow gusset at top.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlewick spreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
stitching
piecing
whitework
floral patterns
Cotton
Fringe
Candlewicked
Whitework
Hand Stitched
Pieced
Floral
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Attached sewn tape at bottom: STEVENS

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

103 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1929.550