Tablecloth

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1800-1845

GUSN

GUSN-45780

Description

Rectangular, white. Central large scale grape tree; birds at base perched amongst melons and grasses; small scale floral sprigs some with perched birds. Framing this is undulating tape with rosettes suspending draping swags; baskets of fruit overlay second and wider outer frame or ogee. Lattice between undulating tape; rosettes.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablecloths
table linens
damask
grass (plant material)
jacquard
weaving
linen (material)
textiles
baskets (containers)
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Aves (class)
Classical
floral patterns
fruit
vine scrolls
grass (plant material)
melon (fruit)
rosette (motif)
swags
Linen
Damask
Jacquard
Floral
Fruit Basket
Fruit
Swag
Bird
Classical
Melon
Grass
Vine
Rosette
Unidentified Textile
TABLECLOTH

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

83 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Charles F. Batchelder, Sr.

Accession Number

1955.134