Object ID
2002.43.5.1
Object Name
Tablecloth
Date Created
1940s
Measurements
37.3075200000 cm. W x 78.5825200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
linen
Object Entities
Theodore, Constance (collected by)
Theodoropoulos, by (created by)
Theodore, Constance (is related to)
Theodoropoulos, Erasmia (is related to)
Access Points
Object Description
Ecru tablecloth with beige threads and floral cutwork design. The flowers are in the corners. Along the long side of the runner, thereare two rectangles of cutwork. They have beige thread going vertically across them. The edges on the long side are scalloped. There is one flower in each corner. Each flower has eight petals and a hole in the middle and three leaves behind the flower, making the corner. There are also two leaves in front of the flower and two arching leaves to each side. The arching leaves touch the leaves of the flower beside it on the short side of the runner (the cutwork around one leaf hasn't been cut out). There is an arch over where the leaves touch, as well as behind the three leaves that are behind each flower.
Origin
Erasmia Economou married Constantine Theodoropoulos on October 24, 1926 at the Assumption Greek Orthodox Church in Chicago.
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Citation
Tablecloth, 1940s, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5899. Accessed 01/22/22.