Quilted bedspread

American
early 19th century


Dimensions

232.2 x 272.2 cm (91 7/16 x 107 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1328

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Ground: white cotton. Design: in center an octagon enclosing a basket of flowers framed by a grape vine, and surrounded by oak leaves and acorns, the field bordered by a diamond lattice and two narrow bands of foliage, grape vines in outer border (corners cut out) worked in knotted cable stitch, and tufted, with heavy white cotton thread. Worn and torn along edges.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Frank Moseley