Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820-1860

GUSN

GUSN-36756

Description

White with large round central medallion; concentric bands of motifs within square frame; stag, dog and bird in corners. Body of spread filled with floral sprig, crowns, stags etc., double border of alternating leaf and flowers; "quilted" body; selvage edges; unbound ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
weaving
machine-made
marseilles
quilting
whitework
figure- and animal-derived motifs
animals
Aves (class)
crowns (headdresses)
floral patterns
geometric patterns
industrialization
Cotton
Woven
Whitework
Floral
Crown
Mythical Animal
Bird
Geometric
Quilted
Industrialization
Marseilles
BEDSPREAD

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

97 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1934.896

Places

Possibly Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly