A tablecloth from Romanoff's signed by numerous celebrities, 1940s
Lot 2117
A tablecloth from Romanoff's signed by numerous celebrities, 1940s
Sold for US$ 1,320 inc. premium
Lot Details
A tablecloth from Romanoff's signed by numerous celebrities, 1940s
Compiled at the famous restaurant that was run by the faux Prince Michael Romanoff, this piece is made of white linen and displays dozens of autographs on it that were then stitched over in different colored thread, including those of (in alphabetical order): Louis Armstrong, Tallulah Bankhead, Ethel Barrymore, John Barrymore, Jack Benny, Clare Boothe Luce, William 'Hopalong Cassidy' Boyd, Greer Garson, Betty Grable, Sheilah Graham, Sid Grauman, Syndey Greenstreet, Zane Grey, Oscar Hammerstein, Oliver Hardy, Rita Hayworth, Katharine Hepburn, Hedda Hopper, Edward Everett Horton, Ruby Keeler, Bert Lahr, Dorothy Lamour, Stan Laurel, Harold Lloyd, Carole Lombard, Jeanette MacDonald, Chico Marx, Elsa Maxwell, ZaSu Pitts, Dick Powell, Bill 'Bojangles' Robinson, Rochester, Roy Rogers, Michael Romanoff, Barbara Stanwyck, Robert Taylor, Spencer Tracy, Erich Von Stroheim, Orson Welles, and Robert Young, among many others. (Please note there is some minor staining and yellowing due to age, but none of the autographs are affected.)
103 x 65in
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