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Napkin

White linen damask napkin with two scenes showing the Prodigal Son as a swineherd, and being beaten (?) by two women. Design is a reverse repeat from left to right. Condition: excellent. Satin of 5. Warp 30-31 threads/cm. Weft 42-50 threads/cm.

Credit Line

Arthur Tracy Cabot Fund

Dutch (probably Haarlem), first quarter of the 17th century

Object Place

Haarlem, Dutch

Accession Number

65.190

Medium or Technique

Linen, damask

Collections

Textiles and Fashion Arts

Classifications

Textiles