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Sample, woven 00.21.8
Scrap of woven cotton. Gray with thin white stripes, orange, gold and green stripes, and "eyelashes". One selvedge edge and unfinished cut edges....View Full Record
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Lace Fragment 00.21.9
Lace fragment, cream colored. Attached note reads, "Imitation made Valentienne". Floral pattern....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.12a
Blanket fragment - Blue an red/orange plaid; Blues and orange are in harmonius relationship, both geometrically and in color proportion; medium weight wool; twill weave....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.16a-b
Blanket fragment - Two sections of natural and red plaid. They are the same color, but are different plaids. Handwritten tag, "Gift of Ruth Herron. Blanket found in attic of home of Mrs. Marvin Dye's mother. She was about 90 in 1960. Nothing is known of blankets origin."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.17
Blanket fragment - Natural color wool, medium weight, plain weave, machine stitched hems on two sides. Tagged, "Antique woolen Blanket, Plain Weave"....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.3
Blanket fragment. Natural wool color. Lightweight blanket. Handspun (overspun) singles; plain weave. Excellent example of "tracking" two halves handstitched together. Very fine handstitched hem, dark blue stitches. ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.30
Small rectangular fragment of a coverlet. Appears to be modern (late 20th century?) Dark blue wool and white cotton? Pattern depicts a building (mill? dormitory?) on left, and a mirror image of same building on the right. All four edges are cut and frayed. Jacquard woven double weave....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.8
Blanket fragment - Natural wool with navy blue intersecting bands; twill weave; medium weight wool warp and weft. Handwritten tag reads, "Gift of Mrs. Amorette Claris, Blandford, MA."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.15
Fragment of a wool blanket. Light brown with dark brown stripe. 3/3 Twill weave, 6 shafts. Warp is light brown and dark brown wool singles. Weft is the same....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.16B
Coverlet fragment - black and white (but yellowed). Overshot weave; Pattern of intersecting circles with block in center, Methodist Wheel and Whig Rose (clusters of roses and wheels). Hemmed on one side; one selvedge. (B) Warp is set at 40 epi. and is natural cotton. Weft is black wool, but appears dark brown. Observation on catalog card reads, "Band was cut lengthwise up the middle, A is one side with selvedge, and B is the other side with selvedge. The selvedge threadings are different."...View Full Record
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