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Napkin

White linen damask napkin depicting "Caritas" or Charity. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: very good, although darns in some spots. Open-work hems. Satin of 5. Warp 32.5 (32.5 - 35) threads/cm. Weft 46.5 (43 - 48) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Dutch, First quarter of the 17th century

Object Place

Haarlem (?), Holland

Accession Number

65.136

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles