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mat 86.4.15
Mat - square in ecru linen with inlay square and rectangular figures in shades of yellow and orange. Plain weave "H.V. Technique". Warp is linen. Weft tabby is lien. Weft pattern is linen blends in size and color....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.4.301
Wall hanging- woven transparency in natural linen with laid-in work in half bleached linen; very fine open balanced gauzy background; hemstitched hem; attached to a wooden stick. Weave structure is plain weave with inlay, HV Technique (Swedish term)....View Full Record
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Runner, table 86.4.31
Table runner - strip-woven cotton inlay in figured stripes of green, blue, red, black and yellow; self-fringe at one warp end; assembled from four narrow bands stitched together along long edges....View Full Record
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runner, table 86.4.36
Runner - natural cotton open weave with three figured stripes of red, orange, and green; swivel and inlay; fringed at both warp ends. Typical mexican thread. Weave contains Leno with Embroidery added. Hand inlay. It was once identified as Swivel Weave, but a comment from Ruth Holroyd says "no". (on catalog card.) Warp and weft are both cotton....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.198
Fabric sample - Geometric pattern with stripes and blocks in yellow, white, and two shades each gold and yellow; Weave is double weave. Warp is cotton, natural, light green. Weft is wool, shades of chartreuse, yellow, mustard. Shafts: 20 - 5 blocks. Commercial fabric....View Full Record
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banner 86.4.43
Banner - square scarf. Brown with cream image of a loom with Japanese characters. Typed note adhered to back says "made for the Belgium Exposition in Japan 1964 called a "Noren" (a banner) " Resist printed rayon....View Full Record
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Napkin 86.4.195
Napkin or mat - natural linen (or perhaps cotton) with single huck border. Multishaft or jacquard. Motifs need analysis....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 86.4.51
Tablecloth - white linen textured weave with cross-stitch initials "AW" in red; reported to have come from Greece. Made from two pieces connected with center seam....View Full Record
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sampler 86.4.54a-b
Two samplers - orange cotton stripes with open weave areas secured with glue. Twill weaves....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.176
Placemat - natural linen with weft stripes in blue and sage/grey. Hand-hemmed 5/8" width hem on two ends. 6 shaft straight twill woven 3 shafts raised, 3 shafts lowered....View Full Record
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