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Center of a bedspread

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Warp: fine white cotton. Weft: white cotton, three shoots of fine between each heavier cotton weft. Design: (executed with loops of heavier cotton weft) star in center of lobed medallion, with geometric plants growing towards center. Small stars and rosettes outside medallion. Patched on sides....

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Provenance

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Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

Possibly United States, early 19th century

Dimensions

184.7 x 136 cm (72 11/16 x 53 9/16 in.)

Accession Number

34.1331

Medium or Technique

Looped woven cotton

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles