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Napkin (Netherlands)

This is a Napkin. It is dated 1736 and we acquired it in 1984. Its medium is linen and its technique is 4&1 satin damask. It is a part of the Textiles department.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 112 x 87 cm (44 1/8 x 34 1/4 in.)

It is inscribed

Bottom border: "G.H.D. IORDENS ANNO 1736" Top border: "A.G.T. Beiler Anno 1736"

Cite this object as

Napkin (Netherlands); linen; Warp x Weft: 112 x 87 cm (44 1/8 x 34 1/4 in.); 1984-82-3

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