Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1805-1830

GUSN

GUSN-8113

Description

White-on-white candlewick bedspread; cut corners for posts. Central urn of flowers surrounded by curvy wave-like border. Next border: vine with grapes and leaves. Outer border: swags and bows. Fringe on three sides of knotted diamonds basted onto netted fabric. Unlined.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
knotting
net (textile)
tufting
vine scrolls
swags
Cotton
Tufted
Fringe
Net
Vine
Leaf
Swag
Bow
Knotted
Candlewicked
BEDSPREAD

Associated Building

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

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

88 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Bequest of Elizabeth R. Vaughan

Accession Number

1949.1030