Deaccessioned June 22, 2017

Center of a bedspread

Possibly United States
early 19th century


Dimensions

184.7 x 136 cm (72 11/16 x 53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1331

Medium or Technique

Looped woven cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Warp: fine white cotton. Weft: white cotton, three shoots of fine between each heavier cotton weft. Design: (executed with loops of heavier cotton weft) star in center of lobed medallion, with geometric plants growing towards center. Small stars and rosettes outside medallion. Patched on sides. Worn.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend