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Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Scotland (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    1707 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Misses Seebohm

  • Museum number:

    T.105-1931

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Napkin of linen damask commemorating the Union of Scotland with England 1707. In the centre are the Royal arms surrounded by the garter with the motto 'HONI SOIT QUI MAL Y PENSE'. Below is the Saint Andrew's cross and above is a helmet surrounded by a crown and lion. Inscription above reads '17 UNION 07'. In the angles is crowned cipher AR. Floral border all around.

Place of Origin

Scotland (possibly, made)

Date

1707 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Dimensions

Length: 39 in, Width: 30 in

Descriptive line

Napkin of linen damask, possibly made in Scotland, 1707

Categories

Textiles; Tableware & cutlery; Interiors; Commemoration; Scotland

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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