Lilac Linen Damask Hand-Embroidered French Provençal Dining Napkins, Set of 4 For Sale
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Lilac Linen Damask Hand-Embroidered French Provençal Dining Napkins, Set of 4

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A set of four French Provençal linen serviettes, showing a hand-embroidered monogram, circa late 1890s-early 1900s. Dinner sized in a floral patterned linen damask, and initialed M.H. The initials are embroidered with thread matching the damask. Newly dyed by hand in small batches in Provençe, in a soft Lilac color, using an organic vegetable dye. After dying, the napkins are laundered and rinsed with lavender water, starched and ironed. Color variations and starch residue from ironing are a part of the process. Measures: 21.25 in. W x 23.25 in. L Showing signs of light wear, as expected. Very good antique condition.

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  • Condition Details
    Showing signs of light wear, as expected. Very good antique condition.
  • Wear
    Wear consistent with age and use.
  • Dimensions
    H 0.07 in. x W 21.25 in. x D 23.25 in.H 1.78 mm x W 53.98 cm x D 59.06 cm
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Sold As
    Set of 4
  • Reference Number
    LU1758214072501
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