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1988

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Napkin

This is a Napkin. It is dated 1660–69 and we acquired it in 1988. Its technique is 4&1 satin damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited GENERAL FUNDS.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 86.4 x 67.6 cm (34 x 26 5/8 in.)

It is inscribed

"1617" embroidered in cross stitch using tan silk.

Cite this object as

Napkin; H x W: 86.4 x 67.6 cm (34 x 26 5/8 in.); GENERAL FUNDS; 1988-81-1

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