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Tablecloth -

Square, crocheted tablecloth, ecru color.

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Towel, Hand -

One of five cream linen gentleman's shaving towels. Small diamond pattern woven in the fabric. 1-1/4-inch border of drawnwork at one end. The initials "McK" (McKee) are embroidered at one end.

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Towel, Hand -

Cream-color linen hand towel. A border created of pulled (drawn) thread work, depicting sailboats on the water. One line of pulled thread work near hem.

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Napkin -

One in a set of 6 cocktail napkins. Hand embroidered and appliqued with whimsical designs of animals and people. Lightweight open weave, hemstitched around edges. Yellow background with the word "DRY" appliqued in orange, along with a man with a top-hat riding an old-fashioned bicycle.

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Napkin -

One of six delicate, rectangular cocktail napkins. Each napkin has a cream colored background with a sea / teal green imprint depicting one of two scenes, either a women in a long dress holding a drink or the top half of a man and women in party clothing. Each napkin has the name of a drink along with the drink recipe / instructions. This napkin describes a "MARTINI". The recipe reads, "2/3 GIN / 1/3 FRENCH VERMOUTH / DASH OF ANGOSTURA BITTERS / SHAKE WELL / SERVE IN A COCKTAIL GLASS"

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Napkin -

One of ten damask dinner napkins. Circular shaped monogram in center of the napkin with initials "BPMcK" (Bessie Pardee McKee). Design features throughout napkin include daisy type flowers, bands and swags that include flowers and leaves.

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Napkin -

One of nine delicate cocktail napkins. Cream-colored linen fabric with a blue, hand-stitched hem. Applique of a bird in pale blue, with leaves around it. Bird is in middle of lower edge.

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Napkin -

One of nine, small and delicate cocktail napkins. Design is made up of small brown (or tan) and white squares, as in a checkerboard. All have similar design, but six napkins have design in bottom right corner, three napkins have design on bottom right. Set in an "L" shape or a "J" shape with curved stem in the corner, respectively. Edged with colored knots regularly spaced at the edge of the hem. Some are in excellent condition, others have yellow staining.

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Napkin -

One of three delicate cocktail napkins with white fringe. Each napkin has a cream colored background with a deep pink imprint, and depicts a scene from one of three locals: YE OLDE ENGLAND, TAHITI, or ANCIENT ROME. This napkin, YE OLDE ENGLAND, shows a Tavern scene, the BELLTAVERN, along with a waitress / maid holding a tray of drinks, a brick oven, two women sitting at a booth with drinks, hearts.

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Napkin -

One of six delicate, rectangular cocktail napkins. Each napkin has a cream colored background with a sea / teal green imprint depicting one of two scenes, either a women in a long dress holding a drink or the top half of a man and women in party clothing. Each napkin has the name of a drink along with the drink recipe / instructions. This napkin describes a "WHISKEY SOUR". The recipe reads, "SHAKE WELL / SERVE IN WINE GLASS / ADD SQUIRT OF SELTZER / 1 TEASPOONFUL SUGAR / JUICE OF 1/2 LEMON / 1 GLASS WHISKEY / SHAVED ICE.

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Napkin -

One of six delicate, rectangular cocktail napkins. Each napkin has a cream colored background with a sea / teal green imprint depicting one of two scenes, either a women in a long dress holding a drink or the top half of a man and women in party clothing. Each napkin has the name of a drink along with the drink recipe / instructions. This napkin has the recipe for "BACARDI". The recipe reads, "1 TEASPOONFUL GRENADINE / 1/3 GIN / 2/3 BACARDI / JUICE OF 1/2 LIME / SERVE IN COCKTAIL GLASS"

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Mat, Place -

One of a set of 8 placemats. Cream-color background with double row of green embroidery, forming a border. Linear design, with Arts and Crafts styling. In one corner of each napkin is an embroidered criss-cross square. The square is surrounded by embroidered, small green, leaf-like shapes seemingly bursting forth from the square. Part of a larger set that includes 8 napkins (1976.1.0783.1a-g).

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Runner, Table -

Linen table runner, cream color. Cutwork border. Cutwork or cut work, is a needlework technique in which portions of a textile, typically cotton or linen, are cut away and the resulting "hole" is reinforced and filled with embroidery or needle lace. Cutwork is related to drawn thread work. In drawn thread work, typically only the warp or weft threads are withdrawn (cut and removed), and the remaining threads in the resulting hole are bound in various ways. In other types of cutwork, both warp and weft threads may be drawn. From, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutwork.

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Runner, Table -

Linen table runner, cream color. Cutwork border. Cutwork or cut work, is a needlework technique in which portions of a textile, typically cotton or linen, are cut away and the resulting "hole" is reinforced and filled with embroidery or needle lace. Cutwork is related to drawn thread work. In drawn thread work, typically only the warp or weft threads are withdrawn (cut and removed), and the remaining threads in the resulting hole are bound in various ways. In other types of cutwork, both warp and weft threads may be drawn. From, https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cutwork.

Image of Tablecloth - 1910 ca

Tablecloth - 1910 ca

Almost square table cover with counted cross stitch depicting patriotic and military images (Soldiers, other armed forces / troops, battle ship, flag, Statue of Liberty, Uncle Sam, etc.) forming it's own square around the inside edge. Red, white, blue, brown, beige, stitching on ivory / off-white, linen background. Colors remain vibrant .

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Mat, Place -

One of a set of ten linen placemats. Cream color background, with blue embroidery along all four sides, forming a 2.5" high design . Linear design, with Arts and Crafts styling. Has a matching runner and one napkin (1976.1. 0782.2 and .3).