Napkin is a banquet feast a special cleaning towel. It is said that in the 15/16th century United Kingdom, because there's no razor, men are bearded. In the case of there were no knives and forks, cling to the meat was easy to get all greasy beard, they address skirt into her mouth rubbing. Thus, housewives in the man's neck and cloth napkins, this is a statement of origin of napkins. Is too cumbersome because of this large piece of napkin, a tailor of London, came up with a new idea, the napkin into small square pieces, very convenient when used, so as to gradually form now dinner napkins
When eating in her lap or chest linen (Western), also known as dinner cloth.
Napkin is for hotels, restaurants, when dining at the people in the family using a clean paper, said paper napkins. It is composed of a variety of colors, such as white, red, yellow, green, etc, can also be printed with different designs, or embossing. General 100% bleaching cotton paste used in napkins or softwood pulp. Currently there with addition of straw pulp production of napkins, and achieved good economic benefits. Napkin production without glue and filling, but the production of colored paper should be appropriate with addition of pigments. Napkins are the characteristics of paper soft, absorbent, lint-off powder, embossed napkins requirements should be clear embossed designs, and a certain degree of firmness. Full paper with smooth wrinkle-free, double-paper after embossing should be attached to each other and difficult to separate. Mainly made from wood.