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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1939

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Eight Cocktail Napkins, Wish Fulfillment

This is a Eight cocktail napkins. Its medium is linen (six napkins), cotton (2 napkins- graphology, tea leaves).

Mergentime used an assortment of serif and sans serif fonts for these fortune-telling cocktail napkins, which must have sparked conversation and possibly even predictions for the future amongst guests.

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