Cocktail napkin with Belgian flag

Description:

Cocktail napkin with Belgian flag motif (black, yellow, 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.

Date Made: ca 1914-1918

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France

Related Event: World War I

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Credit Line: Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 2011.0086.04Catalog Number: 2011.0086.04Accession Number: 2011.0086

Object Name: cocktail napkin

Physical Description: linen (overall material)thread (overall material)Measurements: overall: 4 7/8 in x 4 7/8 in; 12.3825 cm x 12.3825 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746af-bd23-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1591189

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