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Napkin

Dutch
1662


Object Place: Haarlem (?), Dutch

Dimensions

4.5 cm (1 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.147

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing fish and seamonsters. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent, apart from selvedges which have been repaired in several places. The upper and lower border is inscribed: JANCKE CORNELIS 1662. Satin of 5. Warp 40 (39-41) threads/cm. Weft 52 (44-60) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund