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1930

  • Work on this object began.

1940

  • Work on this object ended.

1990

  • We acquired this object.

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Napkin (USA), 1930–40

This is a Napkin. It was designed by Irene Emory and made by Irene Emory. It is dated 1930–40 and we acquired it in 1990. Its medium is linen and its technique is plain weave with discontinuous supplementary weft patterning (brocade). It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was donated by Margaret Fikioris. It is credited Gift of Margaret Fikiores.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.)

Cite this object as

Napkin (USA), 1930–40; Designed by Irene Emory (American, 1900–1981); linen; Warp x Weft: 33 x 33 cm (13 x 13 in.); Gift of Margaret Fikiores; 1990-98-2

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