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Bedspread

English
about 1800


Object Place: England

Dimensions

300 cm (118 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

61.244

Medium or Technique

Woven cotton

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored warp and weft with extra weft of heavy plyed cotton yarn pulled up into small and large loops were required to form pattern or fringe (all four sides) central field, virtually square, shows inner square with nine compartments inside and double points along each side. Ornaments here and in multiple border consist of eight-pointed stars, lozenges, conventional trees and plants. In one corner letters SSF 14K woven with weft loops. Cotton brown, many brown stains.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Aimée and Miss Rosamond Lamb