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Tablecloth: Linen Play

Rectangular linen damask tablecloth with pattern of crossing and intersecting lines in two tones of gray. Tampella mark ("TL" in circle) in each corner, in mirror-image. Adhesive paper labels: Tampella / Made in Finland / Linen Damask Tablecloth / No. 578, gray / 59" x 91", and "Made in...

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

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Harriet Otis Cruft Fund

Finnish, used in America, Designed 1957

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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