Scottish or Irish
19th century (?)
Object Place: Scottland or Ireland
82 x 104 cm (32 5/16 x 40 15/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
Rectangular napkin of bleached white linen warp and weft. Composition shows Liberty in the center, under her is inscribed THE GODDES OF LIBERTY GOVERNES HER NATIONS. Justice, Wisdom, Fortitiude and Clemency are depicted in each corner. Flowering vine border on all sides. Stained. Large torn hole in center left. Hemmed at top and bottom.
Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes for the Edward Jackson Holmes Collection