Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1821

GUSN

GUSN-50581

Description

Candlewicking; large octagon motif with floral medallion in center; four trees attached to octagon pointing inward. Surrounded by swirling floral lines framed by open two banded swag garland; floral motifs inside; dangling tassels. Sawtooth border along edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
stitching
textiles
whitework
floral patterns
geometric patterns
trees
Cotton
Whitework
Candlewicked
Hand Stitched
Floral
Geometric
Tree
Unidentified Textile
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

In ink at top: Wrought by/Abagail S. Sprague/ 1821

Maker

Sprague, Abagail S. (Maker)

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

102 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1986.6

Places

Possibly New York state (United States)
Possibly