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Rectangular napkin

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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

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

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles