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Old 12-03-2006, 03:35 PM   #31
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Originally Posted by mudbug
Maybe I'm wrong, but the bedspreads shown in all the links look like what I call matelasse. I think it's a kind of weave. rather than what it's made of.
If you're looking at the Maine Heritage site, two of the styles listed (Queen Elizabeth and Abigail) are noted as having a matelasse (cushioned or padded) weave. The Martha spread is actually very flat but with loops in a pattern.

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