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Tablecloth

Description

Nearly square, white linen damask; large centerpiece of various fruits including melons, pears, plums, apples, etc. Border of floral bunches; C-scrolls. Double line outer border; floral sprigs between. Hemmed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1830-1860
Material
damask
jacquard
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Apple
apple (fruit)
Damask
damask
Floral
floral patterns
Fruit
fruit
jacquard
Jacquard
Linen
linen (material)
Melon
melon (fruit)
Pear
pear (wood)
Plum
plum (fruit)
table linens
TABLECLOTH
tablecloths
weaving
Dimensions
64 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.87C
GUSN
8914

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