Collection Spotlight: Bedspread/coverlet
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Bedspread/coverlet in the design of rose and acorn stripes with grapevine and bowl borders; green, red, yellow, blue. The corner reads : "Samuel Meily, Mansfield, Richland Ohio 1840". The bedspread was given to Mary West, who came to Routt County in 1911. It was made by her relative, Samuel Meily in 1840.
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Tribal Lands Acknowledgement
The Board and Staff of the Tread of Pioneers Museum respectfully acknowledge the Ute people, the original inhabitants of Northwest Colorado, and other Indigenous Nations of this area where we now reside. We recognize that the establishment of this region impacted the lifeways of Native peoples and their communities. In accepting this, we are called to utilize this educational institution to teach stewardship of the land and continuing commitment to the inclusion and respect of these Nations and their traditional values for their homelands.