King of Prussia Tablecloth

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1720-1740

GUSN

GUSN-225580

Description

White, damask-weave, linen, table cloth with commemorative design in the reverse-pass technique. In the center, view of a city on a river- visible residential homes, church spires, as well as masted ships in the river. Inscriptions on either side and below, repeats six times, "BERLIN." Outside city-scape on either sides, is a repeating design of a man on horseback. Inscription on either side and below repeats seven times, "KONIG IN DREUBEN." Volute design border, outer checked pattern, fringe edges.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablecloths
damask
linen (material)
Tablecloth

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Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

82 x 71 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Helen R. Haddad, Mr. William G. Rogerson, Esq., Mr. Henry P. Rogerson and Mr. Edward S. Rogerson.

Accession Number

2001.185

Places

Germany