Bedspread

Object number
91.9
Date
1920s
Description
Bed cover, ecru lace, netting and embroidered panels with various floral motifs. Body of piece has central panel, embroidered, encircled with lace panel. Several other, smaller panels also on body. Tattered inserts placed on points of diamonds around central panel. Top section has embroidered panel with two small tatted inserts. Top and bottom edges trimmed with lace; side flounces are of embroidered netting, scallopped. Most sections are machine made, pieced by and and/or machine. Brought to Newport from France by parents of Bernard Kusinitz in 1920's.
Materials
cotton
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Bernard Kusinitz
Subjects
Kusinitz Family
Related People & Organizations
Kusinitz, Bernard (associated)