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Catalog Number 1984.136.015
Description Cut Work Table Cover, 1901. Square table cover with off-white fabric center surrounded by cream-colored cut work embroidery in a floral design. The center fabric panel is 14" x 14" and the embroidered floral petals extend into this area. The cutwork edging is 7" wide with petals that are long and pointed. The center of each petal is cut open and embroidered with cream colored thread.
Object Name Scarf, Table
Collection 3D - Household Accessories
Title Cut Work Table Cover, 1901
Date 1901
Creator Tilton, Helen
Role Fiber Artist
Inscription Text "K72" (handwritten in ink on fabric tag with metal fasteners at each end; removed 6/23/16)
Provenance Helen Tilton (Tilron?) Made in 1901
Notes Table cover is a "covering for a table when it is not in use for meals, usually consisting of some ornamental fabric." [https://www.wordnik.com/words/table-cover-9/7/2016]
Dimensions H-28 W-28 D-0.125 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Household Goods
Tables
Subjects Table settings & decorations
Tablecloths
Tables
People Tilton, Helen