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NAPKINS

Made by: Olga Asta

Currently in storage


About this object

A luncheon set made in point venise lace, consisting of a runner, mats and napkins. The napkins are made of linen and have an embroidered border with a scrolled design in white shadow embroidery. One corner has an inset of fine needle lace with several fillings. Possibly Burano.

Category:
needlework
Object name:
NAPKINS
Made from:
Linen
Made in:
Venice, Italy
Date made:
20th c.
Size:
45.7 × 44.5 cm (18 × 17 1/2 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.64.14-25
Class:
Linen/lace
Signature marks:
tag 12 napkins/Asta Asta With the items now removed. This is hand written in blue ink. tag 1 RUNNER/MATS 12/12 NAPKINS/ALL LACE/FR. ASTA-ASTA. VENICE/Point Venise/Same Lace/as/Cloth 27 On tissue in which items were wrapped, now removed. A red bordered paper label with blue ink writing. tag 45.64/Point Venice/No. 2./use same napkins/as for the cloth Written on tissue wrapped around items, now removed. This is white tissue paper. The writing is in blue ink and pencil. tag HWD//45.64/m Pasted on the white tissue in which item was wrapped. This is a round white tag with inscription typed. tag Dining Room Table/also/Breakfast Room Table/9-14-1992/45.64 Included with other inscriptions This is written in pencil.
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974