Napkin (Germany), ca. 1904
This is a Napkin. It was designed by Peter Behrens and manufactured by S. Frankel. It is dated ca. 1904 and we acquired it in 2001. Its medium is cotton and its technique is damask, 7&1 satin. It is a part of the Textiles department.
This object was
It is credited
Gift of Torsten Bröhan.
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Its dimensions are
Warp x Weft: 36.2 x 34.9 cm (14 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.)
It is inscribed
Initials "E" "K" embroidered in one corner
Cite this object as
Napkin (Germany), ca. 1904; Designed by Peter Behrens (German, 1868–1940); cotton; Warp x Weft: 36.2 x 34.9 cm (14 1/4 x 13 3/4 in.); Gift of Torsten Bröhan; 2001-20-2
This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition Energizing the Everyday: Gifts From the George R. Kravis II Collection.