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Collection: Berta Frey Collection
Object Id Number: 86.1.340A
Object Name: Sample
Description: Six rectangular samples in greys, black, taupe and off-white. Constructed of heavy wool. Warp is off white. Weft shots have three yarn strands per shot. Jean Penoyer and Sonja Wahl recorded: "found in Tidball's Surface Weaves. Complicated threading. 18 threads to the inch, ppi 24." Similar 3 in grey tones." Rachel Maines noted that these were for furnishing fabric.
Subjects: Warp: Natural Fiber - Wool (Udf1)
Warp: two ply (Udf2)
Woven (Udf3)
None (Udf4)
Fiber or Yarn dyed (Udf5)
Check (Udf6)
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