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Napkin

Description

Rectangular, white linen damask; central floral motif within field of leafy sprigs. Border of scrolling vines; footed urns at centers of ends and sides. Corner urns face diagonally inward. Running leaf border. Hemmed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1820 C-1840 C
Inscriptions
Ink at center: A C Greene/6 [script letters; Albert Collins Greene]
Location of origin
Greenwich, RI, USA
Material
damask
linen (material)
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Rhode Island (United States)
Descriptive terms
damask
Damask
Floral
floral patterns
Linen
linen (material)
machine-made
NAPKIN
napkins (culinary textile)
table linens
Urn
urns
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
27.5 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1960.87J
GUSN
8797

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