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Napkin

Flemish
1725


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

80 x 95 cm (31 1/2 x 37 3/8 in.)

Accession Number

65.154

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin depicting the marriage of Louis XV of France and Mary Leszcynski of Poland, 1725; Inscription: CRESCITE ET MULTIPLICAMINI GEN I; design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent; one minor repair. Satin of 5cm: warp 30 (30-31.5) threads/cm. Weft 30 (29-33) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund