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Vollständiges und von neuem vermehrtes Trincir-Buch by Georg Philipp Harsdörffer
'Vollständiges und von neuem vermehrtes Trincir-Buch' by Georg Philipp Harsdörffer was published in Nurnberg in 1652. It is largely a book about the carving of meat but also includes a section on the folding of tablecloths and napkins / serviettes. The illustrations from the tablecloth / napkin / serviette folding section are shown below.

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