Tablecloth

possibly Irish, used in America
late 18th–early 19th century


Dimensions

Overall: 219 x 218cm (86 1/4 x 85 13/16in.)

Accession Number

25.544

Medium or Technique

Linen damask

Not On View

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

The center of the design is an eagle on a nest with young. In each corner is an urn of flowers connected by a border design of festoons and flowers in one corner, worked in blue cross stitch, is the name “Ann Gardner”. She was born in 1760 and married in 1778 (the donor).

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. E. Lindon Mellus