Object ID
1996.19.8
Object Name
Tablecloth
Measurements
52.5475200000 cm. W x 56.6750200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Sateen
Access Points
Object Description
Pink tablecloth with blue, green, and yellow flowers embroidered in sateen cotton. Souvenir from France. The flowers are blue with a yellow center. In the middle, there are three smaller blue flowers branching off of a bigger one on green vines. These smaller flowers have green centers. There is one big flower with a yellow center in between each of the corner flowers, all connected by green vines with green leaves. The middle of the tablecloth has white stitching that reads "Souvenir of France." with green and white vines and leaves connecting the words "Souvenir" and "France" There is ecru lace edging around the edges.
Origin
Some people were stationed in France during the World Wars, and may have brought this back as a souvenir. France is listed as the most popular tourist destination in the world.
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Citation
Tablecloth, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5776. Accessed 03/07/21.