Deaccessioned June 22, 2017

Bedspread

Canadian
About 1825


Object Place: Canada

Dimensions

224.3 x 181.6 cm (88 5/16 x 71 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

53.412

Medium or Technique

Cotton and Wool; woven, overshot weave

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

A bedspread; in overshot weave; white cotton warp and weft, blue wool additional weft; reversible design of large square areas based on four pointed star and carnation (?); made of two widths of material sewn together in center; short warp fringe on one end (much worn), white cotton fringe originally sewed on two long sides (now largely missing); top worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Robert Paul Dart, in memory of her mother, Mrs. Andrew Heck Stephenson