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Though today we see these folded sculptures as simple decoration, 16th century guests would have been well aware of the symbolism behind each choice. These examples of napkin art were on display at Hampton Court Palace outside London in 2014.

Unfolding The History Of Napkin Art

Though today we see these folded sculptures as simple decoration, 16th century guests would have been well aware of the symbolism behind each choice. These examples of napkin art were on display at Hampton Court Palace outside London in 2014.

Folded Beauty by Joan Sallas at Waddesdon

Folded Beauty by Joan Sallas at Waddesdon

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Joan-Sallas-napkin-art2

Folded beauty - masterpieces in linen by Joan Sallas

Folded beauty - masterpieces in linen by Joan Sallas

Joan Sallas is known as the world’s best virtuoso napkin folder.

Joan Sallas is known as the world’s best virtuoso napkin folder.

N e e d l e p r i n t: Joan Sallas & The Gentle Art Of Napkin Folding

N e e d l e p r i n t: Joan Sallas & The Gentle Art Of Napkin Folding

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Noshi

Li tre trattati - Ghieger Mattia - XVII sec.

Li tre trattati - Ghieger Mattia - XVII sec.

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giegher li tre trattati... nel p ||| cookery ||| sotheby's l14404lot7fsccen

Dolci trionfi e finissime piegature  Palazzo Pitti 2015

Dolci trionfi e finissime piegature Palazzo Pitti 2015

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