Tablecloth

Object Number: 
1954.202
Date: 
ca. 1876
Medium: 
Satin damask
Dimensions: 
Overall: 108 x 88 in. ( 274.3 x 223.5 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: top center: "D D D" in foliate gothic script
Description: 
Woven white silk damask tablecloth with a medallion portrait of George Wahington in the center surrounded by flags and four American bald eagles with U.S. shields on their breasts; all surrounded by floral scrolls; "D D D" embroidered in foliate gothic script on the top center of the cloth.
Gallery Label: 
This tablecloth belonged to the donor's mother, Mrs. Elihu Chauncey.
Credit Line: 
Gift of Mrs. Seth Low Pierrepont
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group