What is the meaning of the furniture term Counterpane?

Counterpane is a term used to describe a bedspread or coverlet that is typically decorative and placed on top of the bed. It is often made of a thicker, quilted fabric and is used to add an extra layer of warmth and style to the bed. Counterpanes can come in various patterns, colors, and textures, and are meant to enhance the overall aesthetic of the bedroom. Originally woven in figures or squares, the counterpane is a coverlet for a bed. Contrepoint, a fabric woven on both sides.
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