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Rectangular white linen damask cloth; central Romanesque woman holds scepter (?) and wreath. Framed by flowers and C-scrolls; cartouche underneath with title. Cloth framed in entwining thistle vines and flowers, C-scrolls and ribbon. In corners "Wisdom" holds Bible and lamp. "Justice" holds scales and sword. "Clemency" extends olive branch. "Fortitude", a man in Romanesque armor with sword, rests on pillar of "Trade & Navigation".
napkins (culinary textile)
Woven all over: The Goddes of Liberty/Governs her Nations by Wisdon/by Justice/by Clemensy/by Fortitude Trade and Navigation O Lard/Save/the King/Amen/and bless/his Prophet/Amen
32.5 (W) (inches)
Estate of Mrs. Jane N. Grew
Title Napkin Accession Number 1920.430