Published at Monday, October 21st 2019, 02:56:20 AM. Tablecloth. By Kristof Sindel.
A tablecloth is a cloth used to cover a table. Some are mainly ornamental coverings, which may also help protect the table from scratches and stains. Other tablecloths are designed to be spread on a dining table before laying out tableware and food. Some cloths are designed as part of an overall table setting, with coordinating napkins, placemats, or other decorative pieces. Special kinds of tablecloth include runners which overhang the table at two ends only and table protectors to provide a padded layer under a normal cloth.
Tablecloth design, like any other fashion art form, reflected existing tastes and styles of the period. We can use the records of these fashions and moods to generally determine dates. Although in some cases the tablecloths can be assigned to a general decade, as I have done in my book, or even to a specific group of years, the lack of manufacturing records or other cataloguing of these delightful keepsakes makes assigning any one date extremely difficult. For my book, I researched the history of the dyes, copyright & trademark records and poured over vintage catalogs to come up the a “quick reference summary” to help you date your tablecloths.
Tablecloths are the need of every house. But you will not find many who really care about the durability of the tablecloth before buying. If the tablecloth has a good design and a nice look, then it is bought without even thinking of its quality. I will tell you why getting a durable tablecloth is important.
Table linens are an important part of setting a beautiful and elegant table. The best way of setting the tone for an event is to select the most suitable table linen. There is an extensive variety of tablecloth available in the market. The trick to creating a beautiful and aesthetic look is choosing the right type and design of table linen. Here are some tips to help you choose the best table linen for transforming a room.