Alexandra Gaba van Dongen about table manners in the 16th Century
In the museum a table is laid with objects from the 2nd half of the 16th century. Alexandra Gaba van Dongen, curator of pre-industrial design, dwells on the dinner set of plates, forks, and tazza’s (wineglasses). Furthermore she quotes Erasmus, who taught the students from Latin schools the etiquette.
Near the table a painting is exhibited from Cornelis van Haarlem, depicting Bacchus and Satyr holding the same tazza as shown on the table.
Camera and editing: Marieke van der Lippe