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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 ... A Brief History of Napkins, From Soft Dough to Paper .... But are they recyclable? Folded napkins on display in a dining room, 1958. Library of ...

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.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  ...

etiquipedia.blogspot.com/2014/07/etiquette-and-few-words-on-napkins.html

Jul 13, 2014 ... The art of napkin-folding in Europe began in Italy. The most popular, were those that were resembling animals. The folded napkins, or ...

foodal.com/knowledge/how-to/napkin-folding

Jun 15, 2016 ... Artistically folded napkins impress any guest at the table. ... History. In the past, the use of napkins – even beautifully arranged ones – looked a ...