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King of Prussia Tablecloth

Description

White, damask-weave, linen, table cloth with commemorative design in the reverse-pass technique. In the center, view of a city on a river- visible residential homes, church spires, as well as masted ships in the river. Inscriptions on either side and below, repeats six times, "BERLIN." Outside city-scape on either sides, is a repeating design of a man on horseback. Inscription on either side and below repeats seven times, "KONIG IN DREUBEN." Volute design border, outer checked pattern, fringe edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1720-1740
Location of origin
Germany
Material
damask
linen (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Germany
Descriptive terms
damask
linen (material)
Tablecloth
tablecloths
Dimensions
82 x 71 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
2001.185
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq., Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and Mr. Edward S. Rogerson.
GUSN
225580
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