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Bedspread

Sardinian
early 20th century


Object Place: Sardinia

Dimensions

260 x 249 cm (102 3/8 x 98 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

49.552

Medium or Technique

Wool embroidered on cotton ground with applied wool woven looped fringe

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Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Three panels joined at selvedges. Field: overall lattice pattern containing highly stylized floral motives. Border: repeating main motif, two birds confronted above a vase containing large blossoms. Polychrome fringe on three sides and forming a quarter circle in two corners. Heavy purple , orange, yellow, green and maroon wool yarns on a cream cotton ground. Good condition, some stains.

Credit Line

The Elizabeth Day McCormick Collection