Napkin

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1810-1840

GUSN

GUSN-48736

Description

Nearly square; off-white ground. Blue and brown windowpane check with blue, outlined in brown borders. Hemmed ends; selvage sides.

Details

Descriptive Terms

napkins (culinary textile)
table linens
cross-stitching
hand weaving
linen (material)
textiles
checker pattern
Linen
Cross-stitched
Woven
Woven Check
Unidentified Textile
NAPKIN

Inscription

Cross-stitched at corner: [figure of H and F joined]C [HFC] [Hannah Francis (Oliver) Cobb, 1767-1846]

Related Items

Title Napkin Accession Number 1972.132
Title Napkin Accession Number 1972.134

Maker

Possibly Cobb, Hannah Francis, 1767-1846 (Maker)

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

20 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Andrew W. Wood

Accession Number

1972.131

Places

Massachusetts (United States)