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Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag

Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag

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Description
Cocktail napkin with Russian Empire flag motif (white, blue, and red tricolor; yellow and black embroidery in the white stripe). 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.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
cocktail napkin
date made
ca 1914-1918
place made
France
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
ID Number
2011.0086.03
catalog number
2011.0086.03
accession number
2011.0086
Credit Line
Gift in honor of Elizabeth Dayton Johnson Napier (Mrs. George Ferry Napier) and Helen Napier Mayers (Mrs. D. Alexander Mayers)
World War I
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Military
French WWI Stitchery
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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