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Napkin

Napkin

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    ca. 1840-1860 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Unknown

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Linen damask

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss J. M. Gibbons and Miss D. Gibbons

  • Museum number:

    T.364-1972

  • Gallery location:

    In Storage

Physical description

Napkin of linen damask. The field has a lattice pattern with the joins hidden by flowers and bunches of two patterns. The border contains a stem of leaves and flowers and corkscrew tendrils. The guard stripes of the border contain narrow bands of ivy leaves. Satin of 5.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

ca. 1840-1860 (made)

Artist/maker

Unknown

Materials and Techniques

Linen damask

Marks and inscriptions

'CBS / 12'
In one corner in ink

Dimensions

Width: 25.25 in, Length: 26 in, Width: 64 cm, Length: 66 cm

Descriptive line

Napkin of linen damask, Great Britain, ca. 1840-1860

Materials

Linen

Techniques

Damask weaving

Categories

Textiles; Tableware & cutlery

Collection

Textiles and Fashion Collection

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