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Table Runner

Linen table runner from Germany, silk embroidered, early 20th century. Linen table runner from Germany, silk embroidered, early 20th century. Copyright Victoria and Albert Museum, London, acc. no. T.418-1990.

A table runner is a narrow length of cloth that hangs over the table at two ends only. It can be made from decorative woven or embroidered cloth. 

See also Needle entries on table carpet and table cloth.

V&A online catalogue (retrieved 22 June 2016).

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