Whitework bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-9972

Description

T-shaped white; large central potted flower with initials above; trailing vines with oak leaves and flowers along sides and bottom. Smaller vine across lower center with federal eagles. Knotted net fringe along sides and bottom.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
fringe
stitching
whitework
American
floral patterns
oak leaf (motif)
Cotton
Candlewicked
Hand Stitched
Whitework
Fringe
Floral
Eagle
Leaf
America
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Candlewicked at top center: DWH

Additional Identification Number

1980.40 X

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

124 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Jr.

Accession Number

1980.40