Cocktail napkin with French Republic flag

Cocktail napkin with French Republic flag motif (blue, white, and red tricolor). Green embroidery around edges. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine during World War I. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
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Object Name
cocktail napkin
date made
ca 1914-1918
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm
place made
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
French WWI Stitchery
World War I
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Armed Forces History: Armed Forces History, General
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
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