Booklet containing cocktail napkins (8)

Object Number: 
2000.807a-i
Date: 
ca. 1952
Medium: 
Linen, paper
Dimensions: 
Overall (booklet): 9 1/2 x 6 1/2 x 1/4 in. (24.1 x 16.5 x 0.6 cm) each (napkin): 8 x 5 1/8 in. (20.3 x 13 cm)
Marks: 
printed: on the cover of the booklet: "SRT OF EIGHT/ COCKTAIL NAPKINS/ by Leacock/ FINE IRISH LINEN/ HAND PRINTED - HAND FINISHED/ COPYRIGHT 1952 -LEACOCK & CO. INC./ MOULIN ROUGE" printed: in the lower right corner of each napkin: "fabres"
Description: 
Printed paper booklet with an image of a rooster holding a cocktail shaker and a martini glass; booklet contains 8 cocktail napkins each printed with a different image with a rooster; image of a man holding the tail of a rooster in flight; rooster carring a tray of cocktails; rooster tending bar; rooster standing on the back of a drunk man; rooster standing on a bottle of champagne in an ice bucket; rooster drinking a martini; rooster holding a martini and a cocktail shaker; woman holding the tail of a rooster taking flight.
Gallery Label: 
Oscar Fabres (1894-1959) was a Chilean artist and illustrator who lived in New York.
Credit Line: 
Bequest of Oscar Fabres through the estate of Francine Salmon
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group