Tablecloth, Part, thumbnail 1
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Tablecloth, Part,

1625-1675 (made)
Artist/Maker
Place Of Origin

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.


object details
Category
Object Type
Materials and Techniques
Linen damask
Brief Description
Table cloth of linen damask, Flanders, 1625-1675.
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.
Dimensions
  • Length: 47in
  • Width: 48.5in
Marks and Inscriptions
'REGVM XIII C.A. / LIB II.'
Credit line
Gift of Mrs. Kepmthorne
Object history
Registered File number 1929/9673.
Production
Flemish
Subjects depicted
Literary Reference2 Samuel, chapters xiii and xiv
Collection
Accession Number
T.145-1929

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record createdJune 24, 2009
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