Tablecloth

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1890-1920

GUSN

GUSN-258857

Description

Linen damask tablecloth; simple foliate trail at edge around perimeter; more dense foliate trail border 9 1/2 inches from edge; scrolled arabesque border within trail border; lily border within scrolled border; small foliate trail around center with two lilies in center; in hope chest (acc. no. 1998.6174).

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablecloths
linen (material)
damask
weaving
floral patterns
Dining
Linen
Tablecloth

Inscription

[in silver shamrock] "No. 302P/ REGD/ TRADE/ MARK/ U.S. PAT./ OFFICE/ 8/4/X/10/4 / MADE IN IRELAND/ - - - rock" (paper seal)
[in silver quatrefoil with shamrocks and griffin and 5 medals with cities and dates underneath each] "TRADEMARK . . . [repeated 4 times - 1 each corner] . . . LONDON 1851/ PHILADELPHIA 1876/ DUBLIN 1865/ LONDON 1862/ GOLD MEDAL/ PARIS 1867" (paper seal)
"JOHNS. BROWN & SONS/ BELFAST/ 'SHAMROCK'/ TRADEMARK/ REGD./ WARRANTED TO GIVE SATISFACTION IN WEAR" (stamped)
"SMF" (ink)
"30 - / 8/ (?) / PID -- / H --/ [?]" (pencil; at very edge; chopped off)

Associated Building

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

Maker

Johns. Brown & Sons

Dimensions

89 1/2 x 71 (HxW) (inches)

Credit Line

Estate of Sarah Moore Field

Accession Number

1998.6243

Places

North Andover (Essex county, Massachusetts)
Massachusetts (United States)
Northern Ireland (United Kingdom) [country]