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Tablecloth: 100 Roses

Rectangular linen damask tablecloth with pattern of blue roses on pale blue ground in the center (colors achieved by mixing blue and beige threads). Tampella mark ("TL" in circle) in the center of each end. Adhesive paper label: Tampella / Made in Finland / Linen Damask Tablecloth / No. 593,...

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Imported by Peter Breck Co., 1960s; by inheritance to owner's son; purchased at internet auction, January 2007; Gift to the MFA, March 21, 2007

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William C. Van Siclen, Jr.

Finnish, used in America, Designed 1962

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Height x width: 91 x 59 in. (231.1 x 149.9 cm)

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Medium or Technique

Linen damask


Textiles and Fashion Arts