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Napkin

Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Germany (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1910 (designed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Behrens, Peter, born 1868 - died 1940 (designer)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Kenneth Barlow and Albrecht Widmann

  • Museum number:

    T.316-1990

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen damask table napkin.

Place of Origin

Germany (made)

Date

ca. 1910 (designed)

Artist/maker

Behrens, Peter, born 1868 - died 1940 (designer)

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Object history note

Registered File number 1990/1118. One of two napkins with T.316A-1990.

Descriptive line

Linen damask table napkin, possibly designed by Peter Behrens, Germany, ca. 1910

Production Note

Angel Volker, curator of textiles at MAK Museum, Vienna, has suggested a possible attribution of Peter Behrens as the designer of this damask. He is known to have supplied damask designs to a number of European manufacturers.

Materials

Linen (material)

Techniques

Damask

Categories

Textiles; Interiors; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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