Thousands of tablecloth manufacturers from the 1930s to early 1960s produced countless styles of popular printed tablecloths in various colors, fabrics, and themes. This book identifies not only who produced your favorite tablecloths, but when they were made. Showcased in over 450 stunning photographs are colorful floral designs, nostalgic fruit and vegetable themes, conversational motifs, and eye-catching geometrics. Measurements and current values are provided in the captions, while a must-read section covers proper cleaning and storage techniques that will add decades to the life of your textiles. A wonderful resource for interior designers, antique dealers, and textile collectors.
Yvonne Barineau has turned her life-long love of vintage linens and quilts into a successful Internet sales career. She lives south of Houston, Texas. Erin Henderson has a thirst to learn everything about printed tablecloths. She resides in Roanoke, Virginia.