"Candlewick" bed cover

American (New England)
early 19th century


Object Place: New England, United States

Dimensions

213 x 178 cm (83 7/8 x 70 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

50.762

Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered with cotton yarns

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton ground embroidered with white cotton in tufted cut pile stitches and some couching stitches; large scale design of basket filled with flowers; border design on all four sides of flowering vine.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice Bourgoin, in memory of her mother, Mrs. J. Foster Smith