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Napkin

Flemish
about 1705


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

81 x 108 cm (31 7/8 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.161

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin depicting the conquest of Barcelona by Charles of Austria; inscription: CAROLVS ARCHIDVX AVSTRIAE BERSALONAM DEVICIT 1705; design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: worn; still representable. Satin of 5cm: Warp 30.5 threads/cm. Weft 35.5 (32-43) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund