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NAPKINS

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Set of 20 white linen tea napkins with a pulled work motif in one corner with cutwork and a sheer fabric inset design. The monogram "MPD" is embroidered in white above this corner design. The napkins are finished with a buttonholed edged.

Category:
textiles
Object name:
NAPKINS
Made from:
Linen -- lace -- organza
Size:
31.8 × 31.8 cm (12 1/2 × 12 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.249.1-20
Class:
LACE
Signature marks:
note No 6 / 20 / Tea Napkins on piece of paper with napkins handwritten in both pencil (first line) and pen note 20 tea napkins / Organdie corner, M.P.D. on tissue paper wrapped around napkins note Org. Cor. / M.P.D. on tissue paper wrapped around napkins handwritten in pencil (number 24 has been crossed out) monogram MPD in one corner embroidered
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973