Napkin Ring

Collection Type

  • Decorative arts

Date

1900-1933

GUSN

GUSN-4326

Description

Wide-band rings of blonde wood; natural varnished interior with plaid printed papers (representing Scottish clans) applied to exterior; high-gloss decoupage type varnish over paper; probably souvenirs. .1) "Tartan" plaid.

Details

Descriptive Terms

napkin rings
table linens
découpages (visual works)
paper (fiber product)
varnishing
wood (plant material)
plaids
Unidentified Paper
Plaid
Varnished
Decoupage
RING, NAPKIN

Associated Building

Original to Sayward-Wheeler House (York Harbor, Me.),

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

England

Dimensions

2.188 (diameter) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.628.1