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Table cloth

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (historical region) (made)

  • Date:

    1688-1702 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Museum number:

    T.2-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Table cloth of linen damask, depicting figures of William III (1688-1702) and Mary II (1688-1694) with their arms and the mottos 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE' and 'DIEU ET MON DROIT.' Also inscribed 'GVLIELMVS ET MARIA D.G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET HIBER. REX ET REGINA.' There is a border depicting trophies of weapons, accoutrements, and drums.

Place of Origin

Flanders (historical region) (made)

Date

1688-1702 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Marks and inscriptions

'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE'
Woven into object

'DIEU ET MON DROIT'
Woven into object

'GVLIELMVS ET MARIA D.G. MAG. BRIT. FRAN. ET HIBER. REX ET REGINA'
Woven into object

Dimensions

Length: 81 in, Width: 81 in

Object history note

Purchased. Registered File no. 1931/22.

Descriptive line

Table cloth of linen damask, Flanders, 1688-1702.

Production Note

Flemish

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Damask weave

Subjects depicted

Accoutrements; Coats of arms; Drums (membranophones); Weapons

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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