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fragment, woven 00.26.2a-b
Two blanket fragments. Camel color and orange-red. Intersecting stripes. Hem on one edge of (A) is blanket stitched in red thread. Twill, double weave. Note on catalog card by Sonja Whal says "there may be fragments cut of the same blanket in the collection." Note on catalog card also says "note dark blue woolen stitches @ seam", but we did not see any stitches on 4/1/2010. Perhaps they meant object 00.26.3. ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.74
Scraps of "antique cotton for patchwork quilts." Nine bundles, 34 pieces in all. Various colors and patterns; mostly plain weave with printed patterns....View Full Record
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scarf, piano 93.5.12
Piano scarf/cover - Tan background with swirling floral design, vases, horsemen, and a building in each corner. Designs are woven in navy blue, orange, black, grey and gold fibers. Jacquard weave. Warp is natural linen and pale grey, pale blue, orange, and rose silk. Filler is black wool and gold cotton....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.70
Blanket fragment - Natural color wool with two yellow and one pink stripe. Very fine cotton thread for warp; wool weft; twill weave; one selvedge, three sides hemmed. Attached note in B. Terlouw's handwriting reads, "Blanket - plain etc"...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 00.21.4a-b
Two pieces of the same woven cotton fabric. White background with black stripes, some stripes are made up of small crosses and dots....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.9
Coverlet fragment - Rust and brown wool, natural cotton. Overshot weave. Table of diamonds. Draft attached. Cotton warp and tabby. Brown and red wool pattern weft. Three edges hemmed, one rough cut. There is a note attached with info about similar diamond table pattern in Art Institute of Chicago's "Handbook on the Collection of Woven Coverlets" p. 23....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54D
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white; summer and winter weave, 6 shaft, "Mosaic"; wool and cotton, one selvedge. Warp is cotton, plied, natural. Weft is cotton, singles, half the size of the warp. Pattern weft is wool, very dark indigo....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 00.21.7a-b
Two scraps of the same woven cotton, blue and white stripes....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 93.5.13
Tablecloth - Pink and white, Jacquard woven. Cotton warp and weft. Border on two sides has ivy and diamond starburst pattern, center has check and diamond pattern. Two selvedges, two hemmed sides....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.20
Blanket fragment - tan, blue, indigo; heavy wool warp and weft; woven in rosepath. Tagged, "Sample shows seam - in the middle of stripe - each strip measured 42" wide - with no selvedge showing. Outer edge hemmed. See 'Heirlooms from Old Looms' p. 215 book of the Colonial Coverlet Guild of America. Woven Rosepath." Second note: threading and treadling instruction....View Full Record
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