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Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; central floral grouping with birds in corner. Twin urns; bouquets of flowers on each end; floral groupings; birds in corners and center ends. Narrow Greek Key border. Outer border: wide band of flowers with Greek Key border at edge.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1821-1860
Inscriptions
Ink at corner top: AMH Hull/2
Associated Building
Used At USS Constitution.
Material
damask
jacquard
linen (material)
textiles
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
damask
Damask
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Greek Key
jacquard
Jacquard
key pattern
Linen
linen (material)
table linens
TABLECLOTH
tablecloths
textiles
Unidentified Textile
Urn
urns
weaving
Dimensions
81 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1941.273
GUSN
52058

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