Bedspread

American (New England)
18th century


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

232.5 x 225 cm (91 9/16 x 88 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.4044

Medium or Technique

Linen, cotton; embroidered

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Bedspread; white linen ground embroidered with two shades of linen thread in oriental, stem, dot, and satin stitches; design of slender floral sprays powdered over ground; trifle border on three sides of outline vines bearing flowers and fruit; edged on three sides with blue and white linen and cotton fringe; linen said to have been grown and spun in New England; a few small brownish stains; faded in some places.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. F. Carrington Weems