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Doily

Description

Oval; cream linen damask; self fringe all around. Patterns on damask. Patterned shield at center; crossed flags of USA and Great Britain flanked by Columbia and Brittania. Medallions of George Washington and U.S. Grant at either end.

Details

Maker
J.N. Richardson Sons & Owden, Ltd. (Manufacturer)
Date
ca. 1876
Inscriptions
On ribbon: AMERICAN CENTENNIAL On ribbon: Philadelphia 1876. Medallion: E PLURIBUS UNUM 1776 1876[with flag] Woven in around edge: J.N. RICHARDSON SONS & OWDEN, LIMITED,IRISH LINEN MANUFACTURERS/AND BLEACHERS BELFAST/IRELAND
Location of origin
Belfast, Ireland
Material
damask
linen (material)
Object type
Household Accessory
Descriptive terms
Centennial
centennials
Classical Figure
damask
Damask
doilies
DOILY
Linen
linen (material)
Medallion
patriotism
Patriotism
People and organizations
Grant, Ulysses S. (Ulysses Simpson), 1822-1885
Washington, George, 1732-1799
Dimensions
15 x 11 (HxW) (inches)
Accession Number
1924.60
GUSN
30146

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