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Napkin

Flemish
about 1709


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

81 x 99 cm (31 7/8 x 39 in.)

Accession Number

65.156

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin depicting the conquest of Lille (1708), Tournay (1709), and the Battle of Oudenarde (1708); borders contain trophies; design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent; one minor repair. Satin of 5cm: warp 30.5 (30-32.5) threads/cm. Weft 33.5 (25-34.5) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund