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Tablecloth and Napkins

Description

Linendamask tablecloth with five napkins; overall floral sprig and foliate pattern; stripes down center; 11 1/2 inch border around tablecloth; 4 1/4 border around napkins; hemmed top and bottom edges; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Maker
Whitney's Linen Store (Retailer)
Date
1890-1920
Inscriptions
"WHITNEY'S/ BOSTON." (label [with picture of spining wheel] (.1; .5))
"60-1/41725/ [?]" (pencilled on label (.1))
"60/1 /8/8 / 72 x72 / Grt. Britain" (pencil (.1))
"6-/1 22 x 22 / GT Britain" (pencil (.5))
"60-1 / 39621 / Alex" (pencilled on printed label)
Associated Building
Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.).
Material
damask
linen (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
United Kingdom
Descriptive terms
damask
Dining
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
Set, Tablecloth
tablecloths
Dimensions
70 1/2 x 70 1/2 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1998.6239.1-6
Credit Line
Estate of Sarah Moore Field
GUSN
258847

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