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TABLECLOTH

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

A white rectangular tablecloth made of filet lace and linen. It has lace edging of swags interspersed with diamond shapes. There is a linear border filled with a floral and leaf pattern. The main body of the cloth is filled with a classical design with nymphs, cherubs and classical urns. Many of these designs are mirrored. The background is filled with scrolls and leafwork. The center is filled with a linen piece which has cutwork and insets of needle lace with a floral pattern. The cutwork is scrolled.

Object name:
TABLECLOTH
Made from:
Cotton -- linen
Made in:
Place made unknown
Date made:
19th c.-20th c.
Size:
209 × 90 in. (530.9 × 228.6 cm)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.18.1
Class:
Lace/linen
Signature marks:
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974