Relatively few examples of bedcovers stenciled in paint have survived especially in fine condition.
~ ITEM DETAILS ~Dimensions: 79 x 68 inches
Date / Circa: 2nd quarter of the 19th century
Maker / Origin: Probably Maine with family history into Massachusetts, initialed "A.C." for Anna Cooper
Medium: Paint on cotton mounted on a stretcher for hanging.
Miscellaneous: For an example with similar motifs, also from Maine, see Bassett, "Stenciled Bedcovers", The Magazine Antiques, Feb. 2003, pg 76, Pl. X.