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"Candlewick" bed cover

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White cotton ground embroidered with white cotton in tufted cut pile stitches and some couching stitches; large scale design of basket filled with flowers; border design on all four sides of flowering vine.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Alice Bourgoin, in memory of her mother, Mrs. J. Foster Smith

American (New England), early 19th century

Object Place

New England, United States


213 x 178 cm (83 7/8 x 70 1/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Cotton; embroidered with cotton yarns


Textiles and Fashion Arts