Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1870

GUSN

GUSN-46258

Description

White spread, woven raised candlewicking-like designs of sawtooth edged [symbols]; rococco-like scrolling flowers, above; points in field of dot-line diamonds, below; stars, center. Sides and bottom flaps: large scrolling rococco leaves with rows of leaves along edge with zig-zag border; drawstring cutouts; applied knotted fringe with tape binding.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
fringe
weaving
machine-made
whitework
floral patterns
geometric patterns
industrialization
stars
Cotton
Fringe
Woven
Whitework
Star
Floral
Geometric
Industrialization
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

Used At Marrett House (Standish, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

102 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Frances S. Marrett

Accession Number

1959.1223