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jacket 86.2.50a
Jacket - Seminole. Cotton jacket in blue with multi-colored patchwork designs in peach, black, red, green white, yellow and pink. Partially lined....View Full Record
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dress 86.2.50b
Dress- Seminole. Bodice is crepe de chine with buttons, and the skirt is blue cotton with horizontal stripes of multi-colored patchwork designs. Black velvet stripes on skirt not original. Hand and machine stitched....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.2.51
Gold/chartreuse fabric in an irregular shape and size. Appears to be from a garment as there are snaps and seams. Parts are decorated with white glass beads in a floral motif....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.2.52
Upholstery fabric fragment, used. Edges show that the piece has been removed from furniture upholstery. Peach ground with damask scroll and leaf design woven with brocade design of scrolls, buds, bodas (paisley motif), blossoms and and leaves in cream, yellow, turquoise, burgu;ndy, blue, purple, rose and brass yellow. Threads of brass plied with black silk are woven into brocade design....View Full Record
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Coat 86.2.53
Japanese coolie style coat, black with cream birds and blue symbol at upper center of back. Some Japanese writing on front lapels. Card in the box describes object as "child's kimono, black wth bird resist."...View Full Record
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Kimono 86.2.55a
Kimono - pale taupe embroidered silk with padded hem, long box sleeves, tassels. Ostrich feather motif is embroidered throughout the fabric. Plain weave. Possibly Japanese....View Full Record
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Jacket 86.2.57a
Child's jacket pieced together by machine stitching using striped fabric for all but central panels flanking center-front opening. Jacket shows old label noting that it is Syrian. Striped fabric is warp-faced with yellow, green, navy, and cream threads. Weft is navy thread. Fabric flanking center-front opening is cream with multicolored stripes and diamond shapes set in rows across width. Short stand up collar. Matches artifact number 86.2.57b - a shawl....View Full Record
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Shawl 86.2.57b
Shawl in cotton multicolored stripe with central panel showing cream background with diamond shapes in rows. Old records note that this shawl is Syrian. Shawl is made up of three panels. The two outer panels are identical. They have vertical stripes in yellow, rose, green, cream, navy and black threads in warp. Weft threads are black. Central panel is cream cotton with black and green stripe running assymetrically along length of fabric. Inlaid threads across weft create mulicolored diamonds in rows. Machine stitching used to join pieces and shorten one length to fit. Striped border at each end. Matches artifact no 86.2.57a - a shirt...View Full Record
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Veil 86.2.59
A large rectangular piece of ecru linen, plain weave, cloth embroidered with bold geometric designs in burgundy, green, and buff. Central seam along length joins selvedges of two separate strips of cloth, each of two selvedges and rolled hem ends. Piece is said to have been made for a bride in Bethlehem, Palestine. Wide border design along length, of diamond shapes outlining "S" motifs. Very wide embroidered borders showing shapes appear to represent stalks of grain. Central field decorated with scattered cross and "flag" motifs, with central hem edge in burgundy and green sawtooth trim....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.2.60
Table runner. Natural colored linen with embroidery at each end. Reported to have been of Greek origin. Floral motifs in faded pinks, green, blue, yellow and metallic at each end; border stripes in blue and tan....View Full Record
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