Stenciled Bedcover

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Relatively few examples of bedcovers stenciled in paint have survived especially in fine condition.
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Probably Maine with family history into Massachusetts, initialed "A.C." for Anna Cooper

2nd quarter of the 19th century

Paint on cotton mounted on a stretcher for hanging.

79 x 68 inches

For an example with similar motifs, also from Maine, see Bassett, "Stenciled Bedcovers", The Magazine Antiques, Feb. 2003, pg 76, Pl. X.

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