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Object Timeline

  • We acquired this object.

1936

  • Work on this object began.

2018

2019

  • You found it!

Three Cocktail Napkins, 100 Years of American Design Collection

This is a Three cocktail napkins. Its medium is linen.

American folk art was particularly popular during the 1930s, and Mergentime was a collector and incorporated various motifs from patchwork quilts, painted chests, stenciled borders, and calligraphic lines into her textiles. This collection was designed exclusively for Lord & Taylor.

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