Napkin

Collection Type

  • Textiles

Date

1820 C-1840 C

GUSN

GUSN-8798

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

Descriptive Terms

napkins (culinary textile)
table linens
damask
linen (material)
weaving
machine-made
floral patterns
urns
Linen
Damask
Floral
Urn
Woven
NAPKIN

Inscription

Ink at center: A C Greene/6 [script letters; Albert Collins Greene]

Maker

Unknown

Location of Origin

Greenwich, RI, USA

Dimensions

27.5 (W) (inches)

Accession Number

1960.87K

Places

Rhode Island (United States)