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Table Cloth

Decorative Arts

DATES ca. 1890
DIMENSIONS 80 x 120 in. (203.2 x 304.8 cm)  (show scale)
COLLECTIONS Decorative Arts
MUSEUM LOCATION This item is not on view
CREDIT LINE Gift of Paul F. Walter
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CAPTION Table Cloth, ca. 1890. Linen, 80 x 120 in. (203.2 x 304.8 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Paul F. Walter, 2007.62.36. Creative Commons-BY
IMAGE overall, CUR.2007.62.36_view1.jpg. Brooklyn Museum photograph, 2012
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CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Off-white table cloth with intricate red and yellow embroidery. Narrow red band around perimeter composed of key pattern of striped triangles, meandering line, and leaves. Interior border of wave-like line, striped half-circles, and sun motifs. Elaborate large inner border of cherry blossom branches articulated at each corner with a vase and fan, which is decorated with cherry blossom branches and three flying birds.
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Table Cloth