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Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    1605 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    embroidered linen damask

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss E.E. Travis

  • Museum number:

    T.18-1951

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Linen damask cloth with embroidered design of royal arms of James I, lion and unicorn supporters, rose, thistle, thrift, portcullis, gateway, oak tree, lady with dog, St. George with a dragon and the date of manufacture, 1605. Contains scenes from Edmund Spencer's Fairy Queen and The Shepherd's Calender.

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)

Date

1605 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

embroidered linen damask

Marks and inscriptions

1605
Indicates date of manufacture

Dimensions

Length: 52 in, Width: 42 in

Descriptive line

linen damask, 1605, Flemish; Arms of James I, St. George & Dragon etc.

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

G T van Ysselsteyn, White figurated Linen Damask, The Hague, 1962, no. 23.

Materials

Linen damask

Techniques

Embroidery

Subjects depicted

Portcullis; Lions; Unicorns; Oak; Dragons; Ladies; Roses; Thistles

Categories

Embroidery; Heraldry; Royalty; Textiles; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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