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Napkin

Dutch
About 1625


Object Place: Haarlem, Holland

Dimensions

7100 x 9900 cm (2795 1/4 x 3897 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.138

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing in the top register Abraham kneeling in prayer (?) and in the bottom register an angel staying Abraham’s sword as he is about to sacrifice Isaac. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: good. Two minor repairs, worn on one tiny spot. Satin of 5. Warp 35 - 38 threads/cm. Weft 32 - 36 threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund