Quilted bedspread

American
1816


Dimensions

285.7 x 261.2 cm (112 1/2 x 102 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

26.170

Medium or Technique

Embroidered cotton

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White cotton embroidered with heavy white cotton string. Stitch resembles wrong side of stem stitch. In center of coverlet is basket of flowers surrounded by grape vines, sheaves of wheat, etc., with an outer border on three sides of festoons of ribbon and stars; edged with heavy cotton crochet lace. At top is embroidered “Clarice Clark’s 1816”. Torn and mended in places.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Norma M. Keever, in memory of her mother