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Napkin

Description

White linen ground. Three horizontal bands of cotton overshot weave in light and dark blue. Mottos in German crosstitched in light blue with dark blue accents between bands. Fringed tied all around.

Details

Maker
unknown
Inscriptions
Cross-stitched across body: GETHEILT MAHL/DOPPELT MAHL
Location of origin
Germany
Associated Building
Used At Sayward House. Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.).
Material
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
fringe
linen (material)
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Maine (United States)
Descriptive terms
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Cross-stitched
cross-stitching
Fringe
fringe
Linen
linen (material)
NAPKIN
napkins (culinary textile)
Overshot
table linens
weaving
Dimensions
11.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1977.584.4
Credit Line
Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler
GUSN
8763

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