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Napkin

Flemish
1600–25


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

80.5 x 98.5 cm (31 11/16 x 38 3/4 in.)

Accession Number

65.155

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing Charles VI, Emporer of the Holy Roman Empire; borders show views of towns; Inscription: CVGNSTO (top) and PAX (bottom); design is a reverse repeat. Condition: excellent. Satin of 5cm: warp 31.5 (30.5-33) threads/cm. Weft 26-33 threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund