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Tablecloth

British
early 1940s
Marian Dorn (American, worked in London, 1899-1964)


Dimensions

Height x width: 48 3/4 x 48 3/4 in. (123.8 x 123.8 cm)

Accession Number

2011.2345

Medium or Technique

Linen

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Utensils

White tablecloth with yellow and blue drums outlined in black around the edges of the tablecloth. Black “X,” stripe or star patterns on each drum. Swirling gray ribbons weave in and out of drums.

Provenance

By 2011, with Chris Saunders of Sotherans, London; 2011, sold by Saunders to Jean and Frederic Sharf, Chestnut Hill, MA; 2011, year-end gift of the Sharfs to the MFA. (Accession date: January 25, 2012)

Credit Line

Gift of Jean S. and Frederic A. Sharf