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Napkin

Dutch
Early 17th century


Object Place: Holland (probably)

Dimensions

71 x 98.5 cm (27 15/16 x 38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.141

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing The Annunciation. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent. Two minor repairs show on close inspection. Open-work hems. In the right lower corner marked with open-work letters: SJ 12. Satin of 5. Warp 34 (33-35) threads/cm., Weft 45.5 (40-52) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund