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Banquet tablecloth

Description

Fine, white linen damask; overall pattern of fine, delicate floral vines in rows and borders. Grape vines; ribboned floral swags. Floral medallions with swags; birds in center rows. Fringed edges.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1820
Location of origin
Europe
Material
damask
fringe
hand weaving
jacquard
linen (material)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
Classical
Damask
damask
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
Medallion
Possibly hand weaving
table linens
TABLECLOTH
tablecloths
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Vine
vine scrolls
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
87 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1940.306
GUSN
40518

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