Object ID
2000.3.2
Object Name
Tablecloth
Object Collection
Date Created
circa 1920
Measurements
71.5975200000 cm. Diameter Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
Material
Linen; cotton
Object Entities
with hand crocheted edge, Manufactured (created by)
Counelis, Mae (is related to)
Counelis, Koula (is related to)
Object Description
Round Crocheted border (5') in detailed open design with scalloped edge. The design is mostly composed of repeated shapes with an oval in the middle and three lines on either isde. The doily is circular shaped with a white circular cloth in the middle.
Origin
This belonged to the donor's mother Koula (Lazou) Counelis who came to America to marry the donor's father, Antonio Counelis in Chicago Heights, IL. She was born in Karistos, Eubea, Greece. After Chicago Heights, her and her usband moved to Berwyn, IL, where she lived for 44 years and died at the age of 96. The linen was manufactured, while the cotton border was handmade.
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Citation
Tablecloth, circa 1920, Koula Lazou Counelis, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/6761. Accessed 01/21/21.