Tablecloth and Napkins

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258847

Description

Linendamask tablecloth with five napkins; overall floral sprig and foliate pattern; stripes down center; 11 1/2 inch border around tablecloth; 4 1/4 border around napkins; hemmed top and bottom edges; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablecloths
linen (material)
damask
floral patterns
Linen
Dining
Set, Tablecloth

Inscription

"WHITNEY'S/ BOSTON." (label [with picture of spining wheel] (.1; .5))
"60-1/41725/ [?]" (pencilled on label (.1))
"60/1 /8/8 / 72 x72 / Grt. Britain" (pencil (.1))
"6-/1 22 x 22 / GT Britain" (pencil (.5))
"60-1 / 39621 / Alex" (pencilled on printed label)

Associated Building

Original To Field-Hodges House (North Andover, Mass.),

Maker

Whitney's Linen Store (Retailer)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

70 1/2 x 70 1/2 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6239.1-6

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
United Kingdom
Boston (Suffolk county, Massachusetts)