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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.

A full copy of the book can be accessed at https://babel.hathitrust.org/cgi/pt?id=uc1.31175035224743&view=2up&seq=6 or https://digital.slub-dresden.de/werkansicht/dlf/17244/11/0/.