Coverlet

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-51302

Description

A whole cloth coverlet of butternut colored wool, comprised of three panels and one very narrow panel. The field is quilted with scrolling foliate vines and diagonal lines and is enclosed by a 'running shell' pattern border. The backing is of a slightly yellower color and it is quilted in green wool yarn.

Details

Descriptive Terms

coverlets
tabby (textile)
quilting
wool (textile)
vines
Wool
Quilted
Novelty Weave
Vine
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

88.25 x 86 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Amelia W. Little

Accession Number

1986.1180

Places

Massachusetts (United States)