Wash in borax and vinegar. Let soak. Hang to dry, cut lemon in half and pour salt onto lemon rub vigorously over the stain leave to dry. Wash again with borax. (All cold water) Works like a charm. I love old vintage tablecloths love the colors.
This is the magic recipe the ladies from the Garden Club gave me. If you run into some antique linens and want to make them look like new, here's your recipe. 1/2 gallon warm water, 1/2 cup cascade, 1/2 cup Biz, soak as long as needed.