Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

ca. 1860

GUSN

GUSN-9928

Description

Cream cotton thread knit in stockinet and purl stitches to form fan-shaped motifs; openwork edges. Each fan knit separately, then joined together.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
cotton (textile)
knitting (process)
openwork
fans (costume accessories)
geometric patterns
Cotton
Knit
Geometric
Stockinet
Purl
Open Work
Fan
BEDSPREAD

Additional Identification Number

A3574

Maker

Probably Wilson, Ruth Sawtelle, 1787-1862 (Maker)

Location of Origin

Boston, MA, USA

Dimensions

22 x 22 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Ruth Child

Accession Number

1935.1344

Places

Massachusetts (United States)