Wonderful Large Antique French Linen Napkins, or "lapkins", monogrammed beautifully by hand in the center with "LV", heavily padded bourdon stitching, monogram measures 2-1/2" x 3-12". Nice large size, meant to be able to cover your lap completely, even if you, like the Victorian women these were made for, are grandly attired in your full skirted gowns!
Nice weight Damask features a wide geometric border, hand stitched hems. Creamy White, these are a substantial weight for every day use, or your most special occasions. Ca 1890-1900. Freshly laundered and pressed. Three have ancient darns, sure to outlive us all, see close ups below.