Napkin

Collection Type

  • Textiles

GUSN

GUSN-8762

Description

White linen ground. Three horizontal bands of cotton overshot weave in light and dark blue. Mottos in German crosstitched in light blue with dark blue accents between bands. Fringed tied all around.

Details

Descriptive Terms

napkins (culinary textile)
table linens
cotton (textile)
cross-stitching
fringe
linen (material)
weaving
Linen
Cotton
Overshot
Cross-stitched
Fringe
NAPKIN

Inscription

Cross-stitched across body: HUNGER IST/DER BESTE KOCH

Associated Building

Used At Sayward House,

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Germany

Object Type

Food Service T&E

Dimensions

11.5 (W) (inches)

Credit Line

Gift of the heirs of Elizabeth Cheever Wheeler

Accession Number

1977.584.3

Places

Maine (United States)