Piece of bedspread

American
1846


Object Place: Maine, USA

Dimensions

167.5 x 139.9 cm (65 15/16 x 55 1/16 in.)

Accession Number

53.2165

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Piece of a bedspread; white cotton twill ground embroidered with heavy white cotton; central larg-scale concentric octagons surrounded by encircled quatrefoils; rounded scalloped border beyond circles; at top; Martha M. Coombs. Bristol. Me. 1846.; several small holes and tears; some embroidery threads worn away; edges of fragment are machine-hemmed.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Elizabeth Elli Hoyt