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Tea napkins

Made by: Unknown

Currently in storage


About this object

Ten white tea napkins of fine muslin edged with bobbin lace. The bobbin lace is in a five point ground with a scalloped design in cloth stitch at the edge. In one corner of the napkin is drawn work in a block design.

Category:
textiles
Made from:
Cotton
Made in:
Unknown
Date made:
19th c.-20th c.
Size:
29.2 × 30.5 cm (11 1/2 × 12 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.383.1-10
Class:
Linen/lace
Signature marks:
writing on paper 10 napkins This note was tucked into the napkins This is in the handwriting of Mr. Gus Modig, Mrs. Post butler or head steward.
Credit line:
Bequest of Marjorie Merriweather Post, 1973