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Napkin

Scottish (Edinburgh)
1712
Woven by John Ochiltrie


Object Place: Edinburgh, Scotland

Dimensions

85 x 106.7 cm (33 7/16 x 42 in.)

Accession Number

69.1135

Medium or Technique

Linen, woven

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

White linen napkin. Design shows coat of arms and other personal devices. Identifying inscription: “INSIGNIA GEORGII IX DE SETON COMITIS DE WINTON DOMINI DE SETON 1712”; in lower border inscription: “JOHN OCHILTRIE WEAVER IN EDINBURGH 1712.” Both selvedges; hemmed both ends. Embroidered in yellow silk two small initials each end.

Credit Line

Gift of Mrs. Egidia Haynes