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NAPKIN, ONE OF THIRTY-SIX

Made by: Olga Asta (Maker)

Currently in storage


About this object

Dinner set of 36 napkins and 36 mats. The napkins are linen with a 1 1/4 inch lace border. The border has the same looped edge as the mats, and has a simple leaf deisgn with an animal running in the midst of the leaves. The linene has a coat of arms in the center with a motto beneath. The inset of the coat of arms is surrounded by delicate scrolled embroidery above and below the armorial. MLK #8 Napkins: One corner embroidered to frame the Hutton coat of arms in bobbin lace set in Milan double bars with motto in lace also. Napkin edged in Milan type floral lace with small dogs.

Object name:
NAPKIN, ONE OF THIRTY-SIX
Made from:
Lace -- linen
Made in:
Venice, Italy
Date made:
ca. 1920
Size:
56.5 × 56.5 cm (22 1/4 × 22 1/4 in.)

Detailed information for this item

Catalog number:
45.71.37
Class:
TEXTILE
Signature marks:
COAT OF ARMS; INSCRIPTION in center: Hutton coat of arms; Spiritus Gladius
Credit line:
Gift of Mrs. Augustus Riggs, 1974