Candlewick bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1885

GUSN

GUSN-50832

Description

Rectangular, lightweight, white cotton; woven candlewicking patterning of double rows of tufting. Central starburst motif; radiating lines out to six concentric double line borders.

Details

Descriptive Terms

candlewick spreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
machine sewing (technique)
weaving
machine-made
tabby (textile)
geometric patterns
stars
Cotton
Woven
Candlewicked
Machine Sewn
Geometric
Novelty Weave
Starburst
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

Original To Spencer-Pierce-Little House,

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

90.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.417

Places

Massachusetts (United States)