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Table cloth of embroidered linen with cotton whitework and trimmed with bobbin lace, Mexico, 19th century

Table cloth of embroidered linen with cotton whitework and trimmed with bobbin lace in satin, stem, ladder and teardrop stitches, drawn work, eyelet holes and French knots. The plain linen centre is embroidered round the edge with a continuous spray in each corner. Trimmed all round with an insertion shallow-scalloped border of bobbin lace.