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eagle counterpane
  • United States
  • eagle counterpane, date unknown
  • Where object was made: United States
  • embroidering
  • Object Length/Width: 213.4 x 203.2 cm
    Object Length/Width: 84 x 80 in
  • William Bridges Thayer Memorial
  • Not on display
  • 1928.0938

Off-white bed spread decorated with off-white candlewicking (tufting). Center panel eagle design in cut and uncut tufting. Border of festoons and tassels. "Olive. C. Willey" in panel at bottom. Corners cut out at bottom for bedposts. "W.B. Thayer" written faintly on back near top.