Bed hanging

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1771

GUSN

GUSN-49498

Description

Part of a set of bed hangings made for the Sayward-Wheeler House. Blue and white check edged with figured wool tape. The set consists of shaped valances, curtains with twill tape loops, a bed cover and a head cloth.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Bedspread

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.508.3

Date

ca. 1771 (date given by Jonathan Sayward in his diary as purchase of "a piece of check" in Kittery, ME.)