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Napkin

Description

Square; white linen damask with central area of repeating rows of grape vines with perched birds. Border of scrolling vines with stylized urns in corner. Narrow chain and flower outer border.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820-1840
Location of origin
Greenwich, RI, USA
Material
damask
linen (material)
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
Aves (class)
Bird
damask
Damask
figure- and animal-derived motifs
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
NAPKIN
napkins (culinary textile)
table linens
Urn
urns
Vine
vine scrolls
Dimensions
24 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.87F
GUSN
8793

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