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Collection: Lucille Landis Collection
Object Id Number: 03.1.147
Object Name: Runner, Table
Date Item Created: n/d
Description: Large table runner; predominant colors are orange, yellow and green. Double weave structure with irregular twill checks and horizontal bands of leno weave.

Warp threads varied; include cotton floss, cotton boucle, and fine s-twist cotton yarn. Weft includes the same yarns plus an occasional heavier wool yarn in varying colors. Occasional bands of deep turquoise.

Paper tag with handwritten description reads: "Heavy yarns; / Linen boucle / 6 strand floss / Thin yarn; / 20/2 yellow..."

Makers tag sewn on corner reads: "Hand Woven / by / Lucille Landis / Old Greenwich, Conn."

Original catalog states: Companion piece to a hanging made for display at the World Fair in N.Y.C, 1965.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Multiple plys and twists (Udf2)
Woven - Double Weave/Woven - Leno (Udf3)
Unknown (Udf4)
Fiber or Yarn dyed (Udf5)
Geometric (Udf6)
Multiple and varied yarns (Udf7)
Multiple plys and twists (Udf8)
Artifact (Udf10)
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