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Tablecloth: Grafika

Finnish, used in America
Designed 1957
Designed by Dora Jung (Finnish, 1906–1980), For Tampella

Object Place: Finland


Height x width: 94 x 59 in. (238.8 x 149.9 cm)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Linen damask

Not On View


Contemporary Art, Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts



Rectangular linen damask tablecloth with pattern of wide vertical lines and narrow horizontal ones, in two tones of gray. Tampella mark (“TL” in circle) in each corner, in mirror-image. Adhesive paper labels: Tampella / Made in Finland / Linen Damask Tablecloth / No. 577, 1/1 bl./black / 59” x 94”, and “Made in Finland.”


Imported by Peter Breck Co., 1960s; by inheritance to owner's son; purchased by Susan Ward at internet auction, January 2007; Purchased by the MFA, March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Harriet Otis Cruft Fund