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Placemat 95.24.2a-c
Three placemats - Blue and natural. Summer and winter weave with plain weave center and fringe hem stitched on both ends. Warp is carpet warp. Weft is the same plus heavy pale blue cotton. The alternating of carpet warp and the heavy blue cotton creates a weft rep effect....View Full Record
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Placemat 95.24.1a-e
Five placemats - All are natural linen. The fifth is woven in blocks; the units are woven with 8 threads instead of 6, the other four are done in stripes of Bronson lace and plain weave. All have hem of about 1"....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.2a-b
Two blanket fragments. Camel color and orange-red. Intersecting stripes. Hem on one edge of (A) is blanket stitched in red thread. Twill, double weave. Note on catalog card by Sonja Whal says "there may be fragments cut of the same blanket in the collection." Note on catalog card also says "note dark blue woolen stitches @ seam", but we did not see any stitches on 4/1/2010. Perhaps they meant object 00.26.3. ...View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.368
Fabric Sample - (20) samples of striped ramie furnishing fabrics for casement. Plain weave....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.158
Beige table mat. Cotton warp and weft. Decorative rectangular "window" of Spanish lace across bottom. Rayon or other shiny synthetic yarn woven in twill in 2 bands along the top. Between these bands is pair of heavy plainweave cotton rows. Machine stitched around 4 sides....View Full Record
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Robe 86.2.6
Indigo blue silk satin Chinese robe. Elaborate embroidery in many colors depicting floral sprigs, figural scenes, and butterflies in central sections of robe. Borders and cuffs show flowers and fauna in medallions outlined in gold or brass threads. Borders also show pleats and applique work. Solid gold molded or carved buttons are almost spherical....View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.321
Fabric samples (26) - jute and viscose furnishing fabrics, probably for casement, gimp stripes in natural; same with novelty yarns, others in solid colors; tan, black, orange, beige, cherry and yellow. Plain weave....View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.315
Fabric samples (20) - ramie furnishing fabrics, probably for casement; some striped, others solid....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 01.5.20
Four small rug samples - black and white with geometric designs, some have brown and grey also....View Full Record
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Dress 05.3.1
Yellow and white sheath dress in Honeycomb weave. Warp is four ply cotton floss and shiny white boucle possibly rayon. Dress has train with extremely long fringe....View Full Record
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