Digital Commonwealth

Bedspread

Item Information

Title:
Bedspread
Description:
White; rounded bottom corners; additional wefts provide ribbed texture. Candlewicking designs: central star motif surrounded by sprigged border with potted plants and heart clusters and stars outside; lattice border. Additional double trellis-like zig-zag border; stars and potted plants within; double knotted lines; dots between as edge border.
Maker:
Ely, Mary
Date:
1808–1818
Format:
Objects/Artifacts
Genre:
candlewicking (embroidering)
cotton (textile)
stitching
piecing
whitework
bedspreads
Location:
Historic New England
Collection (local):
Digitized Museum Collections
Subjects:
floral patterns
hearts (motifs)
stars
Cotton
Pieced
Whitework
Candlewicked
Hand Stitched
Floral
Star
Heart
Places:
Connecticut
Extent:
91 in. x 96 in. (W x L)
Link to Item:
Terms of Use:
Rights status not evaluated.
Contact host institution for more information.
Accession #:
1965.162
Identifier:
9975