Coverlet

American
1920s


Object Place: Housatonic, Massachusetts, USA

Dimensions

Overall: 222.2 x 261.8cm (87 1/2 x 103 1/16in.) Other: 218.5cm (86in.)

Accession Number

1994.30

Medium or Technique

Cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

“Rosedale” design. Jacquard woven reversible design of stylized flowers on a twined stem ground with foliate border. Pink and white cotton. Rectangular paper label: “GUARENTEED PRESHRUNK FAST COLORS Monument Mills HOUSATONIC MADE IN UNITED STATES MASSACHUSETTS BEDSPREADS COVERLETS Quality… Rosedale… Size 88 x 105 Triangular paper label:: “THE TEXTILE APPROVAL SEAL OF THE AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF LAUNDERING HAS BEEN AWARDED MONUMENT MILLS COTTON COVERLETS TO CERTIFY PRESHRINKAGE COLOR FASTNESS TENSILE STRENGTH AMERICAN INSTITUTE OF LAUNDERING LAUNDRY TESTED AND APPROVED” Fabric label: Monument Mills FAST COLORS REG’D IN U.S. PAT. OFF.

Provenance

Kurland-Zabar, New York; Purchased by the MFA, Boston, February 23, 1994

Credit Line

Gift of Roberta G. Logie