Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1830

GUSN

GUSN-7770

Description

Summer and winter weave coverlet with overall rectangular form. Eight-point star and diamond pattern in red, blue, green linen warp on natural color wool weft. Elongated star and diamond border pattern. 3/8" hem on two sides, selvages on other two sides have remains on a sewn-on fringe.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
linen (material)
wool (textile)
weaving
lozenges
stars
Wool
Linen
Woven
Star
Diamond
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

Original to Hamilton House (South Berwick, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

85 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1059