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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

The tablecloth is rectangular with a deep edging of fine filet lace with large vases of flowers at the corners and confronted peacocks with a vase between at the short ends. Cream colored linen at the center is decorated with white embroidery and cutwork, with large inset medallions of Burano needle lace at each corner in a design of naturalistic bouquets.

Category:
coverings and hangings
Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
ITALY
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
L. 170 in., W. 79 in.

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.21.1
Class:
LACE
Signature marks:
label No. 29. AR with object handwritten on red and white paper label note 4 yds. 22 x 2 yds. 7 / Kaiser with object handwritten on yellow legal paper once taped to object
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974