About 1600 or early 17th century
Object Place: Haarlem, Holland
70.5 x 99.5 cm (27 3/4 x 39 3/16 in.)
Medium or Technique
Not On View
White linen damask napkin showing an apocryphal story of Daniel in the lion’s den. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: fairly good. Some darns showing on close inspection. Slightly worn on one spot on one of the former folds. Inscriptions: (below) O Lord, be with me (above) to escape death. Satin of 5. Warp 34 (33.5-34.5) threads/cm. Weft 54.5 (53-56) threads/cm.
Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund