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Napkin

Probably Flemish
1709


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

89.5 x 115.5 cm (35 1/4 x 45 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

65.178

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. Inscription: RYSSE; LILLE; in the upper and lower borders: PRISE DE LA VILLE DE LILLE PAR LES ALIES; 1709. Design is a combination of reverse and comber repeat. Satin of 7. Warp 44 threads/cm. Weft 53.5 (52-55) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund