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Napkin

White linen damask napkin showing Christ and the Woman of Samaria at the well; inscriptions: WEIB GEIB MIR ZU TRINKEN JOH ANI 4, and HERR GIEB MIR SOLCHES WASSER DAMIT MICH NICHT MEHR DURSTE; design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition excellent. Satin of 8cm: warp 31.5 threads/cm....

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Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

German, Late 18th century

Object Place

Germany

Accession Number

65.181

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles