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Tablecloth

Description

Square; dark brown center; gold and blue woven oriental floral motifs along sides reaching toward center. Border of undulating dotted line with oriental-like crowns and floral 1/2 sprays. Slashed and diamond edging.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1860-1895
Possibly
Inscriptions
Ink on cotton tag at back corners: Lafayette/played whist/on this cloth [and] Cloth/on which/Lafayette/played whist
Material
machine-made
weaving
wool (textile)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Descriptive terms
Floral
floral patterns
machine-made
Orientalism
table linens
TABLECLOTH
tablecloths
weaving
Wool
wool (textile)
Woven
Dimensions
58 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1933.795
Credit Line
Miss Helen Kimball
GUSN
8928

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