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en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Napkin_folding

The earliest instruction manual for the artistic folding of napkins was published in 1639 by Matthia Gieger, a German meat carver working ...

www.npr.org/sections/thesalt/2015/08/12/431271509/unfolding-the-history-of-napkin-art

Aug 12, 2015 ... Napkins today are mundane and practical, made from paper or cheap factory cloth and folded, if at all, hastily into a rectangle. In the past ...

www.luigisnapkins.com/napkin:04-history

The use of the napkin in Europe began in 1400 on the tables of royalty, where they started to use napkins made from warm or even perfumed cloth.

www.ediblegeography.com/the-history-and-techniques-of-napkin-folding

The History and Techniques of Napkin Folding. By Nicola | Published: May 10, 2012. For the second in her lovely “On the Table” series exploring “the encounter  ...

www.atlasobscura.com/articles/napkin-dining-table-recycling

Sep 6, 2017 ... Folded napkins on display in a dining room, 1958. Library of Congress/ LC-G613 -73093. As it turns out, not necessarily, for a variety of reasons.

www.foodreference.com/html/art-history-napkins-729.html

The maitre d' hotel, the man in charge of feasts, as a symbol of office and rank, draped a napkin from his left shoulder, and servants of lower rank folded napkins  ...

whatscookingamerica.net/EllenEaston/Napkins-History.htm

History and Protocols of Napkins. Fancy Napkin Folds from the Marie-Antoinette table at the Court of Versailles, France. The art of napkin folding became ...

www.futurelearn.com/courses/royal-food/0/steps/22935

Food was not the only thing which exhibited kingship and magnificence. The art of napkin folding was another way George I showcased his power.

www.fashion-era.com/food_history_fashion/1923_beeton_napkin_folding.htm

Mrs Beeton 1923 Edition - Fashionable Napkin Folding.