[Sca-cooks] tablecloth, shroud or food cover?
selene at earthlink.net
Tue Oct 30 10:35:34 PDT 2007
> Can't find the message but someone said yesterday there is a 6th C
> painting of the Last Supper with a tablecloth. Now I find this
> confusing. Is this a symbolic reference to the Shroud of Turin? I do
> find some Jewish references to a leather tablecloth and to clothes
> covering food to keep the flies away but not to linen table coverings.
> Does anyone have more data on the history of the tablecloth?
I'm at work and can't buckle down on this inquiry at the moment, but I
would like to hear about the Jewish references to a leather tablecloth.
Only for meat meals, I'm guessing?
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