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Tablecloth, part,

Tablecloth, part,

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (historical region) (made)

  • Date:

    1625-1675 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Credit Line:

    Gift of Mrs. Kepmthorne

  • Museum number:

    T.145-1929

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Table cloth of linen damask depicting Old Testament scenes: 1) Amnon and Tamar; 2) Absalom kills Amnon; 3) the widow of Tekoah before King David; 4) Absalom's servants setting fire to Jacob's field. Down one side there is a double vertical border filled with wavy floral stems and birds.

Place of Origin

Flanders (historical region) (made)

Date

1625-1675 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Marks and inscriptions

'REGVM XIII C.A. / LIB II.'

Dimensions

Length: 47 in, Width: 48.5 in

Object history note

Registered File number 1929/9673.

Descriptive line

Table cloth of linen damask, Flanders, 1625-1675.

Production Note

Flemish

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Damask weaving

Subjects depicted

Birds; Stems; Flowers

Categories

Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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