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Napkin

Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (region) (made)

  • Date:

    1520-1530 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Museum number:

    169-1869

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen damask napkin bearing the royal arms of Henry VIII of England

Place of Origin

Flanders (region) (made)

Date

1520-1530 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Dimensions

Length: 118 cm, Width: 76 cm

Descriptive line

linen damask, 1520-1530, southern Netherlands; Arms of Henry VIII

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

David Mitchell, 'One Coverpane of Fine Diaper of the Salutacion of Our Ladie':Napery for Tables and Linens for Beds, in: The Inventory of King Henry VIII. Volume II: Textiles and Dress, (ed.) David Starkey, London 2012, pp. 187-233, pp. 215-216.

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Damask

Subjects depicted

Subject; Coat of arms

Categories

Royalty; Textiles

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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