Napkin folding techniques, formally known as the art of napery. Step-by-step instructions will help you learn how to fold napkins into classic folded napkin designs from the Victorian Era that will add a touch of class and distinction to any table setting. . . These authentic napkin folding instructions are adapted from "Mrs. Beeton's Every-Day Cookery" by Mrs. Isabella Beeton, published by Ward, Lock & Co., Limited, in 1912, and from updated editions published after 1912.