Bedspread

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1809-1819

GUSN

GUSN-9977

Description

White; rounded corners at front. Candlewicking of large central spreading stemmed flowering plant; smaller flower at base. Border of swag, double at top; fringed edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

bedspreads
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
dimity
fringe
stitching
whitework
floral patterns
Cotton
Dimity
Fringe
Whitework
Hand Stitched
Candlewicked
Floral
BEDSPREAD

Inscription

Candlewicking at top: 1819/Westfield Sept/ Harriet Sackett's

Maker

Possibly Sackett, Harriet (Maker)

Location of Origin

Westfield (?), MA, USA

Object Type

Bedding

Dimensions

90.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1960.61

Places

Massachusetts (United States)
Possibly