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Napkin

Rectangular napkin of bleached white linen warp and weft. Composition shows Liberty in the center, under her is inscribed THE GODDES OF LIBERTY GOVERNES HER NATIONS. Justice, Wisdom, Fortitiude and Clemency are depicted in each corner. Flowering vine border on all sides. Stained. Large torn...

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Credit Line

Bequest of Mrs. Edward Jackson Holmes for the Edward Jackson Holmes Collection

Scottish or Irish, 19th century (?)

Object Place

Scottland or Ireland

Accession Number

65.56

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles