Answered By: Gail Bardhan
Last Updated: Sep 30, 2016     Views: 75

The Osler catalog does not have an illustration, but only a description:, for which some of the words are illegible due to damage to the catalog page.   Electric Table Cloth.  The Cooper Electric Cloth is invaluable for artistic table lighting by means of  [word illegible] or candlesticks or flower centres.  It is similar in appearance to an ordinary baize under cloth, but contains strips with alternate braiding which form the conductors.  The cloth is connected to a plug or lamp holder by a flexible wire.  The [???} illuminated are wired to a small connector.... and continues with more details about wires and fittings.  I also looked online, and attach a one page document with information that I could find in various sources.

 

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Gail Bardhan, Reference and Research Librarian, Corning Museum of Glass

bardhangp@cmog.org