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Napkin

Probably Flemish
About 1710


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

90 x 108 cm (35 7/16 x 42 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.169

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin depicting the conquest or Aire, 1710. Inscription: DOVAY; BETVINE. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: Worn with darns on several spots. Yet certainly representable. Satin of 5. Warp 31 (29-35) threads/cm. Weft 29 (27-31) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund