Requires Photography

Tablecloth

Probably Flemish
Late 18th or early 19th century


Object Place: Flanders (probably)

Dimensions

Overall: 323 x 214 cm (127 3/16 x 84 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

1976.50

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask showing eagle in center carrying in its beak scroll inscribed “E PLURIBUS UNUM,” conventionalized clouds above its head. Full border of scrolling floral vines with corner medallions containing profile busts. A few small holes and repairs. Same pattern as 58.816.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Margaret A. Revere and Miss Anna P. Revere, in memory of Mary C. Rogers