Tablecloth

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1825

GUSN

GUSN-29523

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; large federal eagle; shield and fifteen stars. Floral motifs within acanthus wave scroll border. Outer band of scrolling vines; corners with foliate mask, medallion with classical figure's face framed by pair of cornucopias; flaming urn above. Along sides of band, fruit baskets encircled by cornucopias; hanging panel above.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablecloths
table linens
damask
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
textiles
acanthus (motif)
American
baskets (containers)
Classical
floral patterns
patriotism
urns
Linen, Table
Tablecloth
Linen
Damask
Jacquard
Eagle
Urn
Floral
Cornucopia
Fruit Basket
Classical Figure
Classical
America
Liberty
Patriotism
Acanthus
Unidentified Textile
Tablecloth

Inscription

Woven in center: E PLURBUS UNUM

Maker

Unknown

Object Type

Food Service T&E; Food Service Accessories

Dimensions

105 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1922.457