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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A white rectangular tablecloth with an embroidered linen center with scrolling cutwork and insets at the corners of Burano Venise needle lace depicting bunches of strawberries. The center is bordered by a very deep (21") filet lace in a scroll design with scenes of figures in 18th century dress with putti.

Category:
coverings and hangings
Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
ITALY
Date made:
19th c.-20th c.
Size:
99.1 × 76.2 cm (39 × 30 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.88
Class:
Linen/lace
Signature marks:
label No. 24 / 3 yds. 9" X 2 yds. 20 1/2 " / Venetian & filet / medallions / 21" filet lace edge on tissue wrapped around object typed red and white paper label label #6 / ITALIAN on plastic wrapped around object white sticky label handwritten in blue ink
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973