napery


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Silver and plate by Mayer of Liverpool and Elkingtons of Birmingham would have furnished the table with fine napery with little expense spared.
A closet was filled with wine; the plate was of silver, the napery elegant; a good picture hung upon the walls, a gift (as Utterson supposed) from Henry Jekyll, who was much of a connoisseur; and the carpets were of many plies and agreeable in colour.
Headquartered in Aurora, IL, with a second manufacturing facility' in Travelers Rest, SC, ASTG's innovative fabric solutions are used throughout the world in print media, pressure sensitive tapes, home furnishing, napery, apparel, medical and industrial applications.
Since too I say 'stupidly', but actually, I know very little about tablecloths and their prices, having dined almost exclusively without any form of grand napery for the last 25 years of my life.
While probate inventories imply that many households owned at least one table fork by 1775 (Cart and Walsh 1988; Main and Main 1988), historical evidence suggests that the fork was still an uncommon table utensil: in colonial America, "knives, spoons, and fingers, with plenty of napery, met the demands of table manners" (Dow 1935, 34).
A hearing was held before Mr Justice Norris, who in his judgment said: "By 'chattels' is meant the freestanding furniture and the soft furnishings, the crockery and cutlery and trolleys and napery used in the restaurants, the glasses and washing machines used in the bars, the linen used in the bedroom and the machines used for cleaning them, and all the stocks of consumables from drinking straws to cleaning materials used in the hotel business."
You'll love the silver cutlery, crystal glasses and crisp napery, yet this is the most leisurely of affairs.
Our table was ready when we arrived, beautifully laid out with glasses, cutlery and linen napery.
Well-spaced tables and classy napery. Music starts at 9pm and comes through to the dining room.
After a bit of monkeying around, I came up with this set: APExes, APpEar, APicEs, APogeE, AsPEns, ApPlEs, AlPinE, AliPEd, AgaPaE, AsloPE, nAPEry, hAPpEn, rAPpeE, dApPEr, sAmPlE, cAnaPE, shAPEs, stAplE, frApPE, scrAPE.
Each table was laid in monochromatic tones, from the artist-designed decals on the tea-ware to the napery and the madly animated hatted chairs.
Expect table wares, napery and ceramics as well as the most beautiful glass wares you'll ever see.
Middle-class people dine, preferably in company; conviviality is proof that an individual has arrived, that he or she has become "one of us." Middle-class people don't live "from hand to mouth"; they dine on tables accoutered with more napery, glasses, and cutlery than they can use.
Adam Beck of Ontario Hydro fame) or for "spotless napery" in the care of invalids, with virtually no recognition of the fact that few rural households had running water, electricity, or cash for household amenities.