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NAPKIN

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

In the center of the napkin is a laurel wreath with the Romanov imperial eagle. In each of the four corners is the cipher ON in cyrillic letters within a laurel wreath topped by a crown. The ON is for Olga Nikolaievna, daughter of Nicholas II. Between the ciphers is a border of laurel branches. This napkin is thought to be part of Olgas trousseau.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
NAPKIN
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
Russia
Date made:
Before 1917
Size:
86.4 × 86.4 cm (34 × 34 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.1
Class:
LINEN
Signature marks:
MONOGRAM ON In each corner of the napkin. Although this appears to be OH it is cyrillic and stands for Olga Nikolaievna, daughter of Nicholas II. It is created by the damask weave.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973