Bed cover

American (English textile)
late 18th to early 19th century


Place of Manufacture: England (textile); Place of Use: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 276.4 x 255.8 cm (108 13/16 x 100 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

45.595

Medium or Technique

Plate-printed cotton plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Plate

Four panels of red printed fabric sewn together; red floral trails pattern with large exotic flowers and cross-hatched stems, thicker vine with beaded center and flower baskets; blue threads in selvages

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout