Rainy dreary winter makes me crave substantial colors and tablescapes during the winter. It’s akin to eating soups and stews during this time. Something that fills the eyes and senses can be a requirement for me during the cold months. Something I love to do is pull out vintage books to meld and bulk up the table together. Picking up the green color in the tablecloth, I brought out these green vintage books that help build up the table. Purple goblets pick up the hues in the dinner plates. Silver sugar and creamer help make the table feel more special.
Violet Wedgewood lunch plates sit atop the larger Wedgwood.
It commemorates the inauguration of George Waf hington at Federal Hall, New York, April 30, 1789. It actually misspells the Washington name.
Edition of 1955 – 56 made expressly for R.H. Macy & Co.