Tea napkin with Kingdom of Italy coat of arms

Tea napkin with Kingdom of Italy coat of arms

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Description
WWI French stitchery: tea napkin with Kingdom of Italy coat of arms motif (red shield with white cross at center; gold and pink crown at top; 4 masted Italian flags surrounding shield). Green embroidery around edges. Pictured at bottom left of photo. Made by French peasant women in French Lorraine. Sold in America through the Society for Employment of Women in France.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tea napkin
date made
ca 1914-1918
place made
France
Physical Description
linen (overall material)
thread (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 9 3/4 in x 9 3/4 in; 24.765 cm x 24.765 cm
ID Number
2011.0086.12
catalog number
2011.0086.12
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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