Candlewicked counterpane, 1812

Description (Brief):

Candlewick embroidery on handwoven corded cotton. Fabric is 37" wide selvage to selvage. Counterpane of two widths stitched down center. Initials "G" "E" "E" and date 1812 embroidererd. Lucy E. MCPhearson stamped twice at the top center

Date Made: 1812

Maker: Elgin, Lucinda Eleanor

Location: Currently not on view

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: GIft of Mr. and Mrs. William Arthur Fletcher

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T13670Catalog Number: T13670.000

Object Name: Counterpane

Physical Description: cotton (overall material)Measurements: overall: 74 in x 96 in; 187.96 cm x 243.84 cm


Record Id: nmah_622063

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