Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1835-1855

GUSN

GUSN-51268

Description

A pieced, rectangular panel with gathered and pieced flounces on three sides. It has white piping at the seams, and has overall colors of yellow, brown, gray and white pillar and rose print. The central panel is quilted in squares of parallel lines; it is also backed in natural linen. The side panels are unquilted and unlined. There is a cut-out for the bed posts with cotton tape ties at the foot end.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
printing (process)
quilting
floral patterns
Cotton
Linen
Transfer Printed
Quilted
Floral
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

102 x 104 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1156