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Napkin, 18th century

Linen, satin weave self-patterned by reversing of faces (satin damask); initials embroidered with cotton and linen in back, chain, satin, and single satin stitches
96.8 x 87.3 cm (38 1/8 x 34 3/8 in.)
Interior repeat: 14.8 x 13.6 cm (5 7/8 x 5 3/8 in.)

Gift of Mrs. E. E. Mendius, 1972.454

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