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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1934

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Two Napkins, Food for Conversation

This is a Two napkins. Its medium is linen.

Mergentime designed napkins to coordinate with specific tablecloths. Spencerian Alphabet napkins were used with all tablecloths that referenced steel pen drawings in her Folk Art series. God Bless Our Home mat sets were taken from a Currier and Ives lithograph and had their own set of napkins.

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