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Napkin

Probably Flemish
About 1709


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

90 x 107.5 cm (35 7/16 x 42 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.168

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 and Tournay by Eugene of Savoy and William John Friso of Orange-Nassau, 1708-1709. Inscription: PRINCE EVGENIVS HEFT D’LEILIE GHEPLVCKT ONDER DE DOIRENS; PRINCE EVGENIVS ENDE PRINCE DORAIGE. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent. Two minor repairs. Satin of 5. Warp 30 (30-32) threads/cm. Weft 32.5 (32-34) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund