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Tablecloth

Description

Of rectangular form, printed in red, blue, yellow and black. It is patterned with a field of a large paisley filled potted tree, flanked by peafowl flowering vines and shaped corner blocks. All this within a border of tree of life designs and segmented paisley "cone" filled "gates". It has a reinforced band of fabric along the top and loops at the top corners.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1920
Location of origin
India
Associated Building
Original to Cogswell's Grant (Essex, Mass.).
Material
cotton (textile)
printing (process)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
paisley
Paisley
printing (process)
table linens
TABLECLOTH
tablecloths
Transfer Printed
Dimensions
72 x 46 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1991.1750
Credit Line
Gift of Bertram K. and Nina Fletcher Little
GUSN
11552

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