The tradition of Army Navy tablecloth “began in the civil war with actual tea cloths that were sent with the officers to the field so they could have proper tea whilst awaiting the next battle. The cloths were made of alternating panels of lace and linen, bits and pieces, really, because materials were scarce and one didn’t want to send the “real” tea cloth out to be ruined by a warring regiment.”
It is a poignant and rich history upheld even until the strife of Vietnam War, This Devoré or Burnout Rose Army & Navy tablecloth is an affordable version made in the ’60’s.
Burnout is a beautiful effect, Which is carried out on blend fabric and specially for those blends which have high percentage of cotton and are reserved dyed (mean polyester portion is either dyed or printed), when cotton burns down dyed polyester gives full shade and vacant spaces. One can literally see across this type of effect. It is a high quality and expensive process.
As a tablecloth, it can evoke nostalgic and intimate ambiance. Devoré or Burnout Rose is the exact image in a lace like design, beautifully alternating with the contour embroidered rose: Army Navy fashion.
The unique features of this tablecloth is a natural DIY window treatment. The lace frames resemble window panes laced with roses. Facing each frame is a reciprocal artistic version of the same rose with contour embroidery. It is All in the Details, this extra touch adds a hint of various colours without overwhelming the lace effect. To complete the design, this tablecloth com window covering is framed with a rose garland edge.
No sew DIY option : Using clip rings, simply attach tablecloth with 6-8 inches fold for a valance effect. Ready to hang. Voila, changing curtains is now as easy as seasonal fashion.
- Made of easy care Polyester and Cotton blend.
- Cream colour with a warm yellow undertone.
- Embroidery thread mercerized cotton for long lasting colour & lustre.
- Army Navy style old fashion Devoré or Burnout technique.
- Oblong sizes: 67″x87″, 67″x109″
- All measurements are approximate with a variance of 5-10% deviance.
- Machine wash. NO Dryer.