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Napkin

Flemish
About 1674


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

73 x 101.5 cm (28 3/4 x 39 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.148

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing the conquest of the city of Grave, 1764. Inscription: (from bottom upwards:) The citizens of Grave thanking his highness for their liberation; Long live our victorious Prince of Orange. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition excellent. Satin of 5. Warp 30 (28-31) threads/cm. Weft 22-24 (-28) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund