1951.0018 Bedcover, Bedspread
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Bedcover (Bedspread)

  • Category:

    Textiles (Furnishing)

  • Place of Origin:

    New England, United States, North America

  • Date:

    1890-1900

  • Materials:

    Linen

  • Techniques:

    Embroidered, Woven

  • Museum Object Number:

    1951.0018


  • Complete Details



Object Number

1951.0018

Object Name

Bedcover (Bedspread)

Category

Textiles (Furnishing)

Credit Line/Donor

Gift of Henry Francis du Pont

Place of Origin

New England, United States, North America

Date

1890-1900

Mark or Signature or Inscription or Label

1. Label; stamped in ink on back of upper left corner; "SEASON #4"
2. Label; typed woven twill tape label; "NEW YORK ROOM / Guest Bedspread"
3. Label; written on back near twill tape label; "Dec - JAN"

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Embroidered, Woven

Construction Description

Hand-stitched, with later machine stitching

Dimensions (inches)

88.5 (L) , 81.5 (W)

Dimensions (centimeters)

224.79 (L) , 207.01 (W)

Measurement Notes

The above measurements do not include the fringe, which is approximately 2.5 inches long on three sides.

Object Description

Text available soon.

Bibliography and Bibliographic Notes

[Book] Davis, Mildred J. Early American Embroidery Designs.
Published: p. 112