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Napkin

Description

Square; red and white, reversible. Red fringed ends and white fringed sides. Center square of small scale arabesque patterning; concentric borders of floral and geometric patterns.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
ca. 1890
Inscriptions
Old numbers taped to napkins.
Material
cotton (textile)
fringe
jacquard
machine-made
weaving
Object type
Food Service T&E
Places
Massachusetts (United States)
Descriptive terms
Acanthus
acanthus (motif)
Arabesque
arabesques
Cotton
cotton (textile)
Floral
floral patterns
Fringe
fringe
Geometric
geometric patterns
jacquard
Jacquard
machine-made
NAPKIN
napkins (culinary textile)
Rococo Revival
Rose
rose (genus)
table linens
weaving
Woven
Dimensions
14 (W) (inches)
Accession Number
1956.46
GUSN
8804

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