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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Rectangular tablecloth is composed of medium weight linen and lace. Outer border is lace in a simple pattern of daisies and foliage with trefoils along edges. Inside this border is a piece of linen with a single line of embroidery and cutwork scrolls. The central rectangle of linen is framed with the same floral border and is also edged with embroidery and cutwork scrolls. Eighteen napkins match the tablecloth.

Category:
coverings and hangings
Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Lace -- linen
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
unknown
Size:
138 × 80 in. (350.5 × 203.2 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.30.1
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
label No. 53 / 4 yds. 14 x 2 yds. 8. / 18 napkins handwritten in blue ink; removed and placed in object file
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974