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

Object Details

Date
Between 2000 an 2010
Medium
cloth, metal
Dimensions
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
Caption
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
2021.3.27
Type
napkin and napkin ring
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Data Source
Anacostia Community Museum
Restrictions & Rights
Usage conditions apply
GUID
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/dl880695cde-92bc-4e69-9b97-1465dec343b0
Record ID
acm_2021.3.27
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