This object is currently on display in room 108 as part of Tablescapes: Designs for Dining. See our image rights statement.

 

Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1935

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Tablecloth, Two-Timing, 1935

This is a Tablecloth. It is dated 1935. Its medium is cotton.

These two tablecloths encapsulate the range of designs by Mergentime: from bold, asymmetrical stripes that evoke a nautical theme to delicately outlined leaves meant to provoke a guessing-game among diners to identify the tree species.

It is credited Courtesy of Mergentime Family Archive.

Its dimensions are

L x W: 130.2 × 136.5 cm (51 1/4 × 53 3/4 in.)

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