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Napkin

White linen damask napkin depicting the conquest of Lille, 1708. Inscription: RYSSE; LILLE; in the upper and lower borders: PRISE DE LA VILLE DE LILLE PAR LES ALIES; 1709. Design is a combination of reverse and comber repeat. Satin of 7. Warp 44 threads/cm. Weft 53.5 (52-55) threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Probably Flemish, 1709

Object Place

Flanders

Accession Number

65.178

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles