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Napkin

1699 (dated)
Origin: Europe, Netherlands
42 1/8" x 31 5/8"
Linen damask
Gift of an Anonymous Donor
Acc. No. 1998-199,3
Large rectangular napkin or towel, one from a set of matching napkins, woven in fine white linen damask weave. Design consists of central panel with curving floral vines forming circular medallions; border of undulating vines. Corner blocks woven with inscription "Anno 1699." Narrow hems on two ends; selvages form edge finish on sides.
Mark(s):Inscription at corners: "Anno 1699"