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Tablecloth

Probably Flemish
about 1709 or 1710


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

Overall: 164 x 201 cm (64 9/16 x 79 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.187

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask tablecloth showing the conquest of Lille (?) or Mons (?). Design is a combination of reverse and comber repeat. Condition: fairly good. Some darns and also warn at some spots. The cloth has been cut into two parts and sewn together again. Satin of 5. Warp 30-33 threads/cm. Weft 35-36 (43) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund