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Napkin

Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Flanders (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1600-1650 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Museum number:

    T.192-1962

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Napkin of linen damask. With the story of Daniel in the Lion's den. At the top is a representation of Babylon with two guards and a repeat design below them of a man leading a phoenix. Beneath this is the inscription 'BABYLON'.

Place of Origin

Flanders (made)

Date

ca. 1600-1650 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Marks and inscriptions

'BABYLON'
Inscribed

Dimensions

Height: 44 in, Width: 28 in

Object history note

This napkin gives the rest of the repeat of the design of T.191-1962.

Descriptive line

Napkin of linen damask, Flanders, ca. 1600-1650

Production Note

Flemish

Categories

Textiles; Tableware & cutlery; Household objects

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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