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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

This rectangular, ecru tablecloth is made with machine-made tapes assembled into a scrolling "Milanese" type design joined with coarse needlelace stitches, fillings and bars. Ovoid insets of Venise needle lace at the corners and long sides depict urns with flowers. An oval medallion in Venise needle lace at center also depicts flowers.

Category:
coverings and hangings
Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
19th c.-20th c.
Size:
266.7 x 215.9 cm (105 x 85 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.19
Class:
Linen
Signature marks:
label No. 25 / AR / 2 yds. 33" x 2 yds. 13" / (all lace) / Urn with flowers / (Milan) found on tissue paper wrapped around object typed red and white paper label (only "AR" is written by hand in red pencil) label # 53 AR on object handwritten sticky label
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974