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Collection: Ruth N. Holroyd Collection
Object Id Number: 95.15.2
Object Name: Fragment, woven
Description: Coverlet fragment. Natual cotton and rose color. Two fragments, seamed through the center at selvedges, turned under for a wide hem.
Overshot weave. Star and roses with table. Weave pattern is sixteen chariot wheels.
Warp is cotton, natural.
Weft is cotton, natural. Singles (unusual for overshot)
Pattern weft is wool, rose, highly twisted.
Documentation: HGA (Handweaving Guild of America) slide kit "Coverlets" #57. Script reads "the 'windows' within the table are sharp and clear, easily distinguished as being an example of a 'fancy table'."
Handwritten note (Terlouw) "Ruth Fowler to E.T.L" (Holroyd) "Slide 57, no draft-too similar".
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Woven - Overshot (Udf3)
Natural color yarns and fiber or yarn dyed yarns (Udf5)
Natural Fiber - Wool/Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf7)
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