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Bag 86.4.160
Part of a bag - figured warp stripe (diamond patterns) in ecru, blue, red, pink, brown, orange, yellow, black and natural wool. "Handle" attached to one side is handwoven narrow band in several colors. One side (warp) is bound with card woven narrow band in orange, green, natural wool. Weave structure is plain weave and ? (further analysis needed), tapestry....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 86.4.173a-b
Tablecloth and runner. Natural linen lace weave in overall squares design, alternating two blocks into a design pattern. Both are hemmed. Bronson lace weave structure. Warp and weft are both natural linen. 4 shaft....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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Placemat 86.4.178
Placemat - natural colored with weft stripe in dark natural, pink and grey. Linen warp and weft. Weave structure based on plain weave with decorative stripes. Hemmed on four sides....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.18
Fabric sample - tan and natural wool with green, figured pattern. Weave is plain weave with supplementary warp, alternating weft; pickup. Appears to be cut lengthwise from a larger piece and warp is ravelled out between supplementary warp bands for weft fringe. Substantiated by the appearance at one end of the plain weave catching all of the supplementary warp....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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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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Hanging 86.4.30
Wall hanging - white open weave with stylized bird figures in pink, blue, orange, black, green and yellow cotton. Dowel on top for hanging. Weave "HV" Inlay. Warp is linen. Weft - tabby - linen. Filling - inlay - mixed fibers....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 86.4.306
Runner, white with plain and figured blue stripes. Figured stripes depict animals (cats?) and trees....View Full Record
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