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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Square white tablecloth with white embroidery and cutwork. The floral edging is of coarse Venise needle lace. At each corner of the cloth are Venise needle lace insets depicting putti playing lyres. Between the putti insets on the long sides are needle lace insets in a floral and scroll design. Four arch-shaped insets in needle lace in a flower motif frame the center of the cloth.

Category:
coverings and hangings
Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
unknown
Size:
66 × 66 in. (167.6 × 167.6 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.26
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
label No. 35 / 1 yd. 30" X 1 yd. 30" / Venetian cloth ecru / color / 45.26 on tissue paper around object Typed on red and white paper lable. The work "ecru" has been crossed out.
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974