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Tablecloth

Description

Rectangular, white. Central large scale grape tree; birds at base perched amongst melons and grasses; small scale floral sprigs some with perched birds. Framing this is undulating tape with rosettes suspending draping swags; baskets of fruit overlay second and wider outer frame or ogee. Lattice between undulating tape; rosettes.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1800-1845
Material
damask
grass (plant material)
jacquard
linen (material)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
baskets (containers)
Bird
Classical
Damask
damask
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Fruit
fruit
Fruit Basket
Grass
grass (plant material)
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
Melon
melon (fruit)
Rosette
rosette (motif)
Swag
swags
table linens
TABLECLOTH
tablecloths
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Vine
vine scrolls
weaving
Dimensions
83 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1955.134
Credit Line
Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.
GUSN
45780

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