Tablecloth

American
late 18th century


Object Place: Lexington, Massachusetts, United States

Dimensions

Overall: 135.3 x 133.4 cm (53 1/4 x 52 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

45.633

Medium or Technique

Linen plain weave

Not On View

Collections

Americas, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White tablecloth woven in “M’s and O’s” pattern, two lengths of cloth (each about 26 inches wide) with abutting seam down center, narrow fringed ends

Provenance

Used by the Robbins family of Lexington, MA; Inherited by Dr. Merrell L. Stout from Ellen A. Stone; Gift to the MFA, June, 1945

Credit Line

Gift of Dr. Merrell L. Stout