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TEA NAPKINS

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About this object

Set of 24 large ivory tea napkins in fine muslin with shadow white scrollwork in a floral motif around edges. One corner contains the monogram 'MPD' in white raised embroidery. Napkins are finished with a rolled machine stitched hem.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
TEA NAPKINS
Made from:
Muslin
Date made:
1946
Size:
39.4 × 40.6 cm (15 1/2 × 16 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.247.1-24
Signature marks:
monogram MPD In one corner of each napkin label 24 large / tea napkins / New - Dec. 1946 on tissue paper wrapped around objects typed note No 3 / MP.D / SI on tissue paper near typed label handwritten note 24 large / tea napkins / New Dec. 1946 on scrap of paper with objects handwritten in pencil note No 3. on scrap of paper with objects handwritten in pencil
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973