Tablecloth

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1860-1895

GUSN

GUSN-8928

Description

Square; dark brown center; gold and blue woven oriental floral motifs along sides reaching toward center. Border of undulating dotted line with oriental-like crowns and floral 1/2 sprays. Slashed and diamond edging.

Details

Descriptive Terms

tablecloths
table linens
weaving
machine-made
wool (textile)
floral patterns
Orientalism
Wool
Woven
Floral
Orientalism
TABLECLOTH

Inscription

Ink on cotton tag at back corners: Lafayette/played whist/on this cloth [and] Cloth/on which/Lafayette/played whist

Additional Identification Number

1933.795 X

Maker

Unknown

Dimensions

58 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Miss Helen Kimball

Accession Number

1933.795

Date

1860-1895 (Possibly)