Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1845

GUSN

GUSN-51269

Description

Comprised of panels of printed cotton patterned with baskets of flowers and fruit. This is on a "moire-like" background and stripe of curling fan fronds in maroon on off-white and quilted with diagonal lines and frond curls. The cut-out lower corners and edge bound in worn polychrome printed cotton. It has a natural linen colored back. The sides have been turned back.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
linen (material)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
weaving
flower baskets
berry baskets
Cotton
Linen
Quilted
Transfer Printed
Woven
Pieced
Fruit Basket
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

100 x 111 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1157