Napkins (2)

Object Number: 
1941.708ab
Date: 
1800-1830
Medium: 
Linen
Dimensions: 
each approx.: 31 1/2 x 38 x 1/8 in. ( 80 x 96.5 x 0.3 cm )
Marks: 
embroidered: on corner of obverse (both "a" and "b"): "C L / 6" handwritten in sepia: on corner of obverse (both "a" and "b"): "[illegible] Van Rensselaer"
Description: 
Two rectangular white linen damask napkins.
Gallery Label: 
A handwritten note accompanying the napkins reads as follows: "from / Cousin Katherine / Van Rensselaer / of Rensselaer - Albany - / This Belonged to / Great,? Great? Grand Mother / Catherine Livingston / Napkins Initial in Corner / of it."
Credit Line: 
Gift of Miss Lucille de Luze Foley
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group