This beautiful cloth is made of very fine, pure white linen of the type called Madeira. It is around 100 years old and is Italian in origin. It has a 3" edging of figural filet lace and many filet lace inserts. Most are of a soldier's head. Around the center of the cloth, however, are many figural inserts depicting a dog, a griffin, and other creatures. There are inserts of Venetian lace as well, and cutwork embroidery. The cloth is in excellent original condition. It measures 72" X 84." The cloth has recently been washed, starched, and ironed. It is ready to place on your table.