There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Transform your bedroom by giving it a unique funky makeover. The most popular bed dressing option of the s and s, retro style chenille bedspreads instantly give your bedding a fashionable new look. Chenille is a soft material with a distinctive, characteristic look usually manufactured from cotton or a cotton blend. Bedspreads made from chenille tends to have a playful fringed appearance. Although chenille was the height of interior fashion a few decades ago, it was in the s that vintage tufted chenille bedspreads first became a hit.
There seems to be a problem serving the request at this time. Old-fashioned chenille bedspreads are something that many people have never grown tired of over the years. Maybe you are looking for vintage chenille bedspreads because you like their look or they remind you of your childhood. Either way, you will find a good selection of antique chenille bedspreads on eBay. Although they have appeal, chenille blankets are not widely produced anymore. Therefore, finding one for sale in a department store can sometimes be tricky. However, there are plenty of eBay vintage chenille bedspreads to choose from in a wide variety of colors and sizes.
Chenille is the French word for caterpillar, and it's a fitting name for those fuzzy, patterned bedspreads that were once so popular. Although chenille yarn has been around since the eighteenth century, it wasn't until the late nineteenth century that a woman from Dalton, Georgia, developed the stitch to make this tufted cotton fabric. And in no time, Dalton became the chenille capital of America, even calling its main road Bedspread Alley.
Most of the spreads are pictured on a queen or king size bed but most are full size and some will work on queen size with a bed skirt. The single, twin size are listed on another page but there are a few on this page also. I'm constantly buying more and will be adding more at regular intervals.