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1935

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2018

2020

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Tablecloth, Two-Timing, 1935

This is a Tablecloth. It was designed by Marguerita Mergentime.

This object is not part of the Cooper Hewitt's permanent collection. It has been able to spend time at the museum on loan from Virginia Bayer.

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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