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bed cover
  • England, United Kingdom
  • bed cover, late 1700s
  • Where object was made: England, United Kingdom
  • cotton
  • Object Height/Width: 188.6 x 141.6 cm
    Object Height/Width: 74 1/4 x 55 3/4 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0762
Description

Chintz bed cover (identified as a summer spread) with blue and white stripes. In the blue stripes are flowers and a vase. In the white stripes are figures. There is a man and woman holding objects, a man sitting, a woman in a wheeled chair, and a man with shade, separated by flowers. It is bound on four sides with red and white fringe.