Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1825-1840

GUSN

GUSN-51299

Description

Of rectangular form with a centered panel of fine cotton woven in a stripe pattern in shades of brown, green, purple, blue and off-white. It is quilted in 'fish scale' pattern and enclosed by side pieces of flower and pillar-printed cotton in red and beige. The center stripe panel also has large square patches of pillar-print. The pillar-print is unquilted.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
piecing
printing (process)
quilting
weaving
geometric patterns
hashira-e
Cotton
Pieced
Transfer Printed
Quilted
Woven
Pillar Print
Geometric
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

84 x 81 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1176

Places

Massachusetts (United States)