Bedcover

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1830

GUSN

GUSN-63386

Description

Bedcover, heavy twill with candlewicking. Central reserve with floral vines surrounding a star. Multiple borders, swag, geometric meander, swag and floral. Twisted fringe around all sides. Embroidered "M.R."

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedcovers
cotton (textile)
candlewicking (embroidering)
vines
floral patterns
geometric patterns
meanders (patterns)
stars
swags
Coverlet

Inscription

"M.R." (Embroidered)

Associated Building

Used at Barrett House (New Ipswich, N.H.),

Additional Identification Number

P1008

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

99 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Caroline Barr Wade

Accession Number

1948.242

Places

Probably