Martha's Choice Antique Bedspread by Maine Heritage Weavers
George Washington chose the original of this bedspread for his bride. The original weave, older than Christianity was lost when textile machinery replaced skilled weavers, this craft has been recaptured in our beautiful Martha's Choice Colonial Heritage Bedspread.
The Martha's Choice is a Candlewick Bedspread: Candlewicking is a term applied to a certain style of embroidery and is part of the Terry Collection by Maine Heritage Weavers.
The yarn used in the origins of this embroidery style was a course white yarn which was also used for homemade candle wicks.
This style was popular among colonialists during the early ages of America. A candlewick bedspread employs the unique embroidery and is often given as a traditional wedding present. Woven of the finest quality 100% Cotton yarns, Martha's Choice bedspreads and shams are preshrunk and machine washable.
Bedspreads are finished with luxurious knotted string fringe that is 5" in length and come in Twin, Full, Queen, High Queen, and King. Coordinating shams are also available in Standard and King Size.
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