table linen

noun

Definition of table linen

: linen (such as tablecloths and napkins) for the table

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Though Parachute's offerings now span bath, table linens, and mattress, the standout is the linen, which is sure to make even your cramped apartment look like one of the brand's uber-Instagrammable stores (see above!). Hadley Keller, House Beautiful, "This Is the Direct-to-Consumer Bedding You Should Buy," 5 Mar. 2019 Traditional French country motifs also include lavender, roosters, olives, and sunflowers, though these are more typical for things like table linens and curtain panels. Sienna Fantozzi, House Beautiful, "Everything You Need To Know About French Country Design," 9 Nov. 2018 On the original vaulted terrace, the Spanish Colonial dining table is from the antiques shop El Arcon, the slipcovers on the chairs are of a silk ikat, the table linens are by Ortiz, and the fan is from Fanimation. Vanessa Lawrence, ELLE Decor, "This Colombian Fashion Designer Brings a Sophisticated Spirit Into Her Cartagena Home," 9 Aug. 2018 The Indian women who work with the Anchal Project are paid a fair living wage for their work that involves making intricately hand-stitched quilts, scarves, pillows, jackets and table linens from organic cotton and vintage saris. Kirby Adams, The Courier-Journal, "These one-of-a-kind textiles are empowering Louisville women," 13 July 2018 The table linens, from Cloth Connection, were crucial for anchoring the table with a traditional design that could also err contemporary. Kelsey Kloss, ELLE Decor, "This Greek Luncheon Tablescape Celebrates Easter Decorations Without Becoming Cliché," 24 Feb. 2017 In the front room, custom shelving will host John Derian decoupage pieces and Astier de Villatte ceramics, alongside a selection of eclectic table linens, vintage cutlery and Buly 1803 beauty products. Natalia Rachlin, WSJ, "The Onetime Barneys Fashion Director Setting Up Shop in the English Countryside," 27 May 2018 Her studio in the Lower East Side glows with a soft pink light, and inside, it’s filled with pink flowers, rosy table linens, and her peachy-pink collection of velvet shorts, sandwashed slips, and raw silk scarves. Emily Farra, Vogue, "Designer Benedicte Lux Shows Vogue How to Make Dreamy Pink Dyes With Avocados," 24 Apr. 2018 Featuring the new fall/winter line of home goods and accessories, quilts, pillows, custom jackets, scarves, bags, table linens, means wears and more. Gege Reed, The Courier-Journal, "Trying to find something to do this week? Try one of more than 50 events in Louisville," 15 Nov. 2017

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15th century, in the meaning defined above

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table linen

noun

English Language Learners Definition of table linen

: cloths (such as tablecloths and napkins) that are used during a meal

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