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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A white rectangular tablecloth edged with a scalloped filet lace in a leafy pattern. The interior of the cloth is linen with large filet lace insets of classical scenes including Diana hunting and Apollo with attendants. Other large insets of classical figures are executed in Venise needle lace. Many small insets of Venise needle lace depict musical putti, grffins, fauns, etc. The tablecloth is further decorated with white embroidery and cutwork scrolls.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
205.1 x 732.8 cm (80 3/4 x 288 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.12
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
note Cloth No 3. / Picked up by Mrs. Kending / 9.50 am / 2-13-1986 / Gus / Returned to Pantry / 4.7.86 found with tablecloth Handwritten note on white paper
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974