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Napkin (Germany)

This is a Napkin. It was designed by Wolf Karnagel and made for (as the client) Lufthansa German Airlines. It is dated ca. 1986 and we acquired it in 1988. Its technique is 4&1 satin damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Lufthansa German Airlines. It is credited Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines.

Its dimensions are

H x W (hemmed): 42 × 41.5 cm (16 9/16 × 16 5/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Napkin (Germany); Designed by Wolf Karnagel (1940–); H x W (hemmed): 42 × 41.5 cm (16 9/16 × 16 5/16 in.); Gift of Lufthansa German Airlines; 1988-37-39

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Feeding Desire: Design and the Tools of the Table, 1500-2005.

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