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Napkin

Dutch
First quarter of the 17th century


Object Place: Haarlem (?), Holland

Dimensions

7200 x 9550 cm (2834 5/8 x 3759 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.136

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin depicting “Caritas” or Charity. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: very good, although darns in some spots. Open-work hems. Satin of 5. Warp 32.5 (32.5 - 35) threads/cm. Weft 46.5 (43 - 48) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund