82.0750200000 cm. W x 81.1225200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
White linen tablecloth with embroidery and cutwork also done in white. There are cutwork plus signs in the corners and in the corners of a square outlined in the middle. Above the flat sides of each sign, there is an embroidered triangle made out of two smaller triangles and a diamond on top. Above the top of the triangle, there are three embroidered circles. There are also diamond shapes in the corners of the X's, which have two circles above them. Both the diamonds and the triangles have two curling lines on top of them.
Cutwork is a type of needlework in which pieces of the fabric are cut out and then reinforced with thread. It dates back to the Italian Renaissance.
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Tablecloth, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5788. Accessed 04/13/21.