Dove Gray Linen Damask Hand-Embroidered French Provençal Dining Napkins For Sale
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Dove Gray Linen Damask Hand-Embroidered French Provençal Dining Napkins

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A set of six French Provençal linen serviettes, or dining napkins, showing a hand-embroidered monogram, circa late 1890s to early 1900s. Dinner sized in a checkered patterned linen damask, and initialed P.S. The initials are embroidered with thread matching the damask. Newly dyed by hand in small batches in Provençe, in a soft dove gray 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: 25.5 in. W x 26.5 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 25.5 in. x D 26.5 in.H 1.78 mm x W 64.77 cm x D 67.31 cm
  • Seller Location
    Philadelphia, PA
  • Sold As
    Set of 6
  • Reference Number
    LU1758214072311
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