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Napkin

Probably Flemish
About 1717


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

89 x 110.5 cm (35 1/16 x 43 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.171

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin depicting the Victory of Prince Eugene of Savoy over the Turks and the conquest of Belgrade, 1717. Design is a combination of comber and reverse repeat. Condition: excellent. Slightly worn only on one spot on one of the former folds. Satin of 5. Warp 42.5 threads/cm. Weft 38-44 threads /cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund