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1520-1530 (made)
Place of origin

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

Object details
Object type
Materials and techniques
Linen damask
Brief description
linen damask, 1520-1530, southern Netherlands; Arms of Henry VIII
Physical description
Linen damask napkin bearing the royal arms of Henry VIII of England
  • Length: 118cm
  • Width: 76cm
  • Diameter: 90mm (Note: Rolled.)
Subjects depicted
Bibliographic reference
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.
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Record createdJuly 12, 2004
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