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Napkin

Flemish
second half of the 16th century


Object Place: Flanders

Dimensions

69.5 x 101.5 cm (27 3/8 x 39 15/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.188

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin showing The “Arma Christi”. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent. Beautiful openworked borders with an edge of fine needlework. Satin of 5. Warp 30 (29-32) threads/cm. Weft 49.5 (48-51) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund