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Tablecloth

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; large federal eagle; shield and fifteen stars. Floral motifs within acanthus wave scroll border. Outer band of scrolling vines; corners with foliate mask, medallion with classical figure's face framed by pair of cornucopias; flaming urn above. Along sides of band, fruit baskets encircled by cornucopias; hanging panel above.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1810-1825
Inscriptions
Woven in center: E PLURBUS UNUM
Material
damask
jacquard
linen (material)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E; Food Service Accessories
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
America
American
baskets (containers)
Classical
Classical Figure
Cornucopia
Damask
damask
Eagle
Floral
floral patterns
Fruit Basket
jacquard
Jacquard
Liberty
Linen
linen (material)
Linen, Table
patriotism
Patriotism
table linens
Tablecloth
tablecloths
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Urn
urns
weaving
Dimensions
105 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1922.457
GUSN
29523

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