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1930

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1939

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Tablecloth (USA), 1930–39

This is a Tablecloth. It was designed by Ruth Reeves. It is dated 1930–39 and we acquired it in 1995. Its medium is linen and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

It is credited Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Friends of Textiles Funds and through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, Robert C. Greenwald, and the Estate of Florence Choate.

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Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 89 x 90 cm (35 1/16 x 35 7/16 in.)

It is signed

Designer's signature printed in lower left hand corner.

Cite this object as

Tablecloth (USA), 1930–39; Designed by Ruth Reeves (American, 1892–1966); linen; Warp x Weft: 89 x 90 cm (35 1/16 x 35 7/16 in.); Museum purchase from General Acquisitions Endowment and Friends of Textiles Funds and through gift of Eleanor and Sarah Hewitt, Robert C. Greenwald, and the Estate of Florence Choate; 1995-103-1

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