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Collection: Berta Frey Collection
Object Id Number: 93.5.285
Object Name: Sampler
Description: Small multicolored rectangular sample with design of overlapping bands and rectangles. Fringed ends and two selvedges.

Warp threads in orange/deep orange, beige/brown, light blue/deep blue, mauve/plum, yellow/green and tan/brown combinations. All two ply S twist mercerized cotton. Weft threads in deep blue, orange and beige two ply mercerized cotton.

Geometric design reminiscent of Bauhaus weaving design such as that by Guta Stozl, and of provincial cubist "design" by painters of the period such as Charles Scheeler.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Two ply S twist (Udf2)
Woven - Double Weave (Udf3)
None (Udf4)
Fiber or Yarn dyed (Udf5)
Geometric (Udf6)
Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf7)
Two ply S twist (Udf8)
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