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Napkins (2)

Napkins (2)
Title
Napkins (2)
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 )
Description 
Two rectangular white linen damask napkins.
Credit Line 
Gift of Miss Lucille de Luze Foley
Object Number 
1941.708ab
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"
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."
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group