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Pincushion 85.5.86
Pincushion - green and natural, for armchair. Two separate pieces stitched together, flat piece seems to be tag end of a sampler. Tag on it reads, "Armchair pin cushion don't stick needles and pins in your upholstery when you sew." Weave: flat piece is unidentified, but pincushion part is done in Overshot. ...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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Apron 93.5.192
Brown half apron of sheer, plain weave shiny fiber. Patch pockets are with handwoven in Overshot. Handwoven fabric has white cotton warp and weft . Pattern weft is yellow boucle cotton, , green, blue, orange, red, maroon, and white cotton....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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Runner, table 86.4.31
Table runner - strip-woven cotton inlay in figured stripes of green, blue, red, black and yellow; self-fringe at one warp end; assembled from four narrow bands stitched together along long edges....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.144
Overall beige table mat with orange grid pattern. Warp and weft of ecru linen with orange cotton floss in lines that form squares in center field and rectangles at borders. Lace detail at center of each block....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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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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Blouse 93.5.184
Blouse of lavender and white cotton in tiny houndstooth check. Set-in sleeves, round neckline. Pearl buttons in back closure which runs full length. Back has a seam at the waist with a dart and short peplum below the waist. Front has vertical tucks in the weave. The tucks, in varying widths, are pink and lavender cotton in plain weave....View Full Record
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