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Napkin

Dutch
About 1600 or early 17th century


Object Place: Haarlem, Holland

Dimensions

70.5 x 99.5 cm (27 3/4 x 39 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.143

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing an apocryphal story of Daniel in the lion’s den. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: fairly good. Some darns showing on close inspection. Slightly worn on one spot on one of the former folds. Inscriptions: (below) O Lord, be with me (above) to escape death. Satin of 5. Warp 34 (33.5-34.5) threads/cm. Weft 54.5 (53-56) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund