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Rectangular napkin

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Natural colored linen warp and weft. Central field shows lozenge lattice work formed of slender pointed leaves. In center of each lozenge a floral sprig. Wide border on four sides shows interlaced, undulating ribbon and floral vine. Initials R F in blue silk cross stitch in upper left corner....

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Provenance

New England source.

Credit Line

Gift of Miss Gertrude Townsend

European, 1775–1825

Object Place

Europe

Dimensions

105.6 x 79.5 cm (41 9/16 x 31 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.180

Medium or Technique

Linen damask and linen embroidery

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles