Stenciled and Stamp Decorated Woven Cotton Bedspread
- American Furniture & Decorative Arts - 2267
- Date / Time :
- February 20, 2005 11:00AM
Stenciled and Stamp Decorated Woven Cotton Bedspread, America, early 19th century, three-piece spread, central field composed of rows of sunburst and floral motifs surrounded by grapevine and weeping willow borders in shades of red, green, blue, orange, and brown on a creamy white ground, (minor toning and scattered light stains), 92 x 82 in.
Provenance: Deaccessioned from the Pennsylvania Quilt and Textile Museum, Lititz, Pennsylvania.
Note: A handwritten note accompanying the spread reads: "This Homespun hand painted spread property of Josephine Kerr. Brought from New Jersey in 1811 by great great Grandmother Walters to her daughter - Mary Walters Emery, who came with her husband Judge John Emery to Loveland O. in 1811- The trip from New Jersey to Ohio was made overland by carriage. Mrs. Emery was Mrs. Kerr's Great Grandmother."