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Burgundy Napkin and Golden Metal Napkin Ring Used At Hollywood East Cafe

Object Details

Between 2000 an 2010
cloth, metal
Napkin with napkin ring: 13 7/8 × 3 15/16 × 2 3/8 in. (35.3 × 10 × 6 cm)
Napkin ring: 1 3/4 × 1 3/4 in. (4.5 × 4.4 cm)
Cite As
Gift of Janet Yu & Family
This napkin ring was part of a formal banquet table setting at Hollywood East Café, a popular Chinese restaurant located in Wheaton, MD specializing in Cantonese and Hong Kong-style cuisine. The golden color is common for Chinese banquet tableware and decorations, and the burgundy red of the napkin is associated with luck, joy and happiness.
Accession Number
napkin and napkin ring
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