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Collection: Berta Frey Collection
Object Id Number: 86.1.184
Object Name: Sampler
Description: Large threading and treadling gamp. White warp and blue, brown, beige and orange wefts in blocks across the width of fabric. Brown yarn separates rows of blocks. Two selvedges, machine-stitched along one raw edge and one hemmed edge. Various twills.

Warp is white cotton three ply Z twist. Wefts are all pearl cotton, two ply S twist.

Ink inscription on number tag: "Twelve threadings,twenty-five treadlings, three hundred swatches"
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Three ply Z twist (Udf2)
Woven -Twill (Udf3)
None (Udf4)
Fiber or Yarn dyed (Udf5)
Geometric (Udf6)
Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf7)
Two ply S twist (Udf8)
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