Bedspread

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

222.5 x 180 cm (87 5/8 x 70 7/8 in.)

Accession Number

50.292

Medium or Technique

Linen and cotton; embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bedspread. White ground woven with linen warp and cotton weft; all-over design of scrolling outline stems bearing large scale ornamental flowers and fruit worked with two shades of blue linen thread in oriental, stem, and dot stitches; a number of brownish stains, several small holes, edges untrimmed; somewhat irregular in shape; made of a number of pieces.

Credit Line

Samuel Putnam Avery Fund