Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1850-1875

GUSN

GUSN-51216

Description

Rectangular, white cotton spread, brocatelle woven design with central framed panel with medallion of C-scrolls combined with pomegranate floral sprays within field of scrolling vines and an inner Greek Key border; central framed panel bordered by band of repeating diamond-diaper pattern; selvage sides with hemmed ends.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
brocatelle
cotton (textile)
weaving
machine-made
textiles
whitework
floral patterns
geometric patterns
key pattern
industrialization
Cotton
Woven
Industrialization
Whitework
Geometric
Floral
Greek Key
Medallion
Brocatelle
Unidentified Textile
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

Original to Spencer-Peirce-Little Farm (Newbury, Mass.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

77 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1112