Spending so much time shopping in thrifts or at yard sales it is hard to resist buying old linens. This post is about some of the vintage tablecloths I've accumulated over the years; some, not all, by any means. The rest will have to wait for another day to get shown off.
There are quite a few flowered ones.
These remind me of some my mother and grandmother owned.
This one has fruit:
There are a couple of plaid:
and also some holiday themed ones:
These are stored in a small buffet, so they have to be ironed for use, but that's okay. I enjoy seeing these remnants of earlier decades on the table. I will share the ones that are embroidered and special napkins in another post. Do you collect linens, napkins, or other bits of finery from a bygone era?
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