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Napkin

Dutch (probably Haarlem)
first quarter of the 17th century


Object Place: Haarlem, Dutch

Dimensions

72 x 97 cm (28 3/8 x 38 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

65.190

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen damask napkin with two scenes showing the Prodigal Son as a swineherd, and being beaten (?) by two women. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent. Satin of 5. Warp 30-31 threads/cm. Weft 42-50 threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund