Rectangular napkin

European
1775–1825


Object Place: Europe

Dimensions

100.5 x 84.3 cm (39 9/16 x 33 3/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.183

Medium or Technique

Linen damask and linen embroidery

Not On View

Collections

Europe, Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles

Natural colored linen warp and weft. All-over pattern, woven on multiple harness loom, showing bands of stylized trees. Hemmed at ends. Selvedges complete; initials GSC and mark resembling a figure 9, in brown silk cross stitch, upper left corner. One small hole.

Provenance

New England source.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend