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Fragment, woven 93.5.70
Blanket fragment - Natural color wool with two yellow and one pink stripe. Very fine cotton thread for warp; wool weft; twill weave; one selvedge, three sides hemmed. Attached note in B. Terlouw's handwriting reads, "Blanket - plain etc"...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.150
Off white placemat. Fine off white cotton warp and weft with heavy off white cotton rug yarn to create pattern weft in high relief. Undulating lines in borders on all four sides with center field of petal-like shapes....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.148
Pale brown table mat in plain weave. Ecru linen warp and weft with heavier, lighter colored linen yarn inlaid with borders of parallel lines in stepped pattern. Two selvedges with loops of inlaid yarn and two wide hems. Embroidered label on revers reads: "Handwoven / Nina S. Humphrey."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.66A-C
Fragments, antique table cloths. Linen, fringed into napkins. (A) is white and red plaid pattern. (B) is white and light blue, gold and white over plaid. (C) is white and red plaid pattern. All are plain weave. Handwritten by Elizabeth Terlouw, "Antique linen table cloths fringed into napkins."...View Full Record
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rug 86.5.59a-b The Craftsmen's Fair Fantasy Rug
Woven rug and folder with draft instructions. Rug is Grey, Gold and Brown with twill variations pattern. Figured twill with sectional warp; tied fringe at both ends. Designed by Loraine Kessenich for Wisconson State Fair, 1955. Weft is cotton rug filler. Warp is Maysville 8/4 cotton rug warp....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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Sample 93.5.226
Multi-colored band woven sample of cotton in beige, green russet, blue....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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Fragment, woven 97.20.53a-b
Two fragments of the same coverlet. Blue, pink (madder red) and white with smaller stripes of greenish/tan. Pattern contains blocks, diamonds and stripes. Large seam in the center. On cut edge of (a) and (b) match up. (a) is rectangular, (b) is irregular shape with one hemmed edge....View Full Record
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Bag 86.4.32
Bag - Embroidery weave on black cotton in red, purple, yellow, blue and green; seed or shell trim above a fringe on lower edge. Weave is plain weave with hand inlay. Band weaving. Warp is cotton, black. Weft is black cotton, red wool, embroidery floss and wool designs....View Full Record
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