The 15 Best Linen Tablecloths for Elegant Dining 2023
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Whether it's for a dinner party or for everyday use, linen table cloth always make a room look more impressive.
When it comes to setting a table scape, most hosts and hostesses focus on the following: the dining set to be used, the candelabra that will help illuminate the setting, and the flowers used for accent. But, what's often overlooked is also the base of all adornment: the tablecloth. What serves as a soft landing for the table accessories is the root of a dining experience or, at least, the first impression of one. Linen tablecloths are among the premier option that never fail to impress.
Not only do they work well visually, but there are also a lot of practical benefits to using linen table cloths. High-quality are highly absorbent and long-lasting making them incredibly sustainable. And, unlike synthetic fibers, they do not become saint when exposed to heat.
Below, here are the 15 best linen table cloths on the market now.
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For those who are are currently into the cottage-core aesthetic, an oversized linen tablecloth that beautifully drapes might be the choice for you. Made in India, this piece is preached for extra softness and is certain to make any dining experience feel like it's taking place on a countryside.
Planning an outdoor dinner party? Or, looking to just enjoy a meal outdoors? Bed Threads's flax linen tablecloth offers a durable yes aesthetically enticing option. The price is fair, and the color options are endless. What's not to love?
Small: 59.1 x 94.5 inch, Medium: 70.9 x 118.1 inch, Large: 70.9 x 157.5 inch
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If you're looking to channel farmhouse-chic, consider a gingham linen tablecloth. Guests who are interested in a rustic dining experience will certainly appreciate. If you're not sure about the color, needn't fret: swatches are readily available.
Dimensions: 150cm x 250cm
For those who aren't fond of the dramatic over-hang and prefer a cleaner appearance, consider this tablecloth at Williams Sonoma. The attention is truly in the details: the bordered edge is incredibly elegant.
Dimensions: 70" x 108"
For 130 years, Sferra has been offering premier linens. Just visit their townhouse showroom in New York City and you can see for yourself. Opt-into this simple set for a minimal table setting appearance.
Dimensions: 54"x54" - 66"- 140"
For a formal dining experience that transports diners back into old-world maximalism, opt-into Sferra's Varenna tablecloth. You'll find lush vines and florals embedded into the cloth add another layer to your table set.
As mentioned before, tablecloths have the ability to set the mood of one's dining experience. This one by rough linen sets a mood that feels organic. Pair with the soft lighting, perhaps from some Noguchi lamp, and you are set.
Dimensions: 60x60", 72x118", 90x144"
Big fan of Monet? Or even Dutch still-life paintings? Well, you can channel both in a tablecloth. This piece has impressionistic depiction of a still life and sure to wow art lovers from far and wide.
Dimensions: Width: 60" Depth: 120" Height: 0.5"
If your dinner setting calls for fine China or pearly silver, consider setting them on this. A diamond pattern is embroidered on Italian linen allowing for a premier elegant dining experience.
Dimensions: 144"L x 72"W
For the bold and daring, have your guests experience a meal over a maximalist setting with a psychedelic patterned tablecloth.
Dimensions: 90"L x 70"W
For a whimsical affair, consider this linen tablecloth by Moda Domus. It's a soft setting without being boring. Just take a look at the scalloped edges!
Dimensions: 228.5cm/ 90"
If you're looking for a contemporary design with a hint of tradition, consider this jacquard tablecloth by Villeroy & Boch. The brand is well-known for nodding to the past, but this piece certainly on the more modern department.
Dimensions: 60"L x 144"W
If its name doesn't say enough, this linen tablecloth is an homage to bucolic landscapes. At least, that's how it appears. Whether you're dining outside in a garden or inside, it's nice to have a touch of nature in a dining experience.
Dimensions: 68-90" Long, 120" Round
Channel the spirit of Capri with this lemon-filled tablecloth. Even if you don't make it across the Atlantic for the summer, why not channel a trip in your dining room?
Dimensions: 110.2" L x 70.9" W
Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication (as they say), but that doesn't mean it doesn't need a touch of excitement. Case in point: the fringed borders on this tablecloth.
Dimensions: Width: 60" Depth: 120"
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