26.1950200000 cm. W x 26.5125200000 cm. L Since this is a textile, the dimensions may change depending on how it is displayed., Item (Overall)
White linen napkin. There is a design embroidered in white on one of the corners. It looks like a diamond split in half with curls on either side of the split and a circle on top of the diamond. Along the edge, there are small areas cut out to give the napkin a dashed border.
Napkins were often used as a part of a dowry or when serving tea. Napkins were used in ancient Roman times.
Rights and Reproduction
The content on this site is made available for research and education purposes only. The use of these materials may be restricted by law or the donor.
Any other use, such as exhibition, publication, or commercial use, is not allowed except by written permission in accordance with the NHM Image Rights and Reproduction Policy
For questions on image rights and reproduction, please contact email@example.com
Napkin, National Hellenic Museum, https://collections.nationalhellenicmuseum.org/Detail/objects/5787. Accessed 05/29/22.