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Mat, Table 93.5.115
Off white table mat with orange borders at opposite fringed ends. Natural color cotton warp. Weft in natural linen and light orange. Woven in twill and Bronson lace with graduated concentration of orange at each end. Hand hemstitched. Printed paper label reads, "Handwoven by -- / The Graham Weaver" Back of lable, in handwritten ink: Elizabeth Graham Thorsen / 225 East Street / Great Barrington / Mass. / Phone # 761-W."...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.121
Off white table mat with long fringe at either end knotted in alternating rows. Woven of extended point twill. Warp and weft are natural-colored cotton. Tightly woven....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.118
Natural-colored cotton small table runner. Spanish lace and leno between plain weave sections. Hems are handstitched....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.215
Small sample in overshot weave. Ecru linen warp and ground weft. Sample is in four sections. Lower three sections have pattern of rectangular bands of burgundy wool. Upper, smaller section has rectangular bands of red and purple wool. One selvedge, one cut edge and two fringe ends....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.9a,b
Sample "a" is a swatch in a structure that forms slightly raised stripes. Appears to be off white synthetic warp and natural unmercerized cotton weft. Swatch is mounted on acid-free card. Sample "b" is 5.5 in length with woven length of 4.75; width is 6.4. a and b match....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 93.5.77
"White linen tablecloth. Large embroidered "H" near one corner. Another corner has embroidered: "MWS / OEH / 1830". Drawn thread work in bands to create borders and lengthwise bands symmetrically placed down center field. Ink inscription of number tag reads: "H (Huntington) dated 1830." Drawn thread work. Central H embroidered, and other embroidered initials and "1830" in one corner....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.65a,b
Small green and yellow sample mounted on card. Undulating twill design in the weave. Warp threads of green boucle are raised and undulating. Yellow threads in weft recessed. Warp yarn is a rayon/cotton boucle. Weft is cotton with an S twist. Two selvedges, fringed at bottom and unsecured raw edge at top. Draft is "b"....View Full Record
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Purse 93.5.205
Drawstring purse with white cotton warp and werft of white cotton, metallic rick-rack and rayon. Drawstring is thick white two ply white cotton; no tassels....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.70a,b,c
Sample of Summer and Winter weave. White linen warp and rose wool pattern weft. Identified by earlier catalogue as four-harness. Attached card reads 'Fig. 149.' Summer and winter weave; figured patterns; White linen and rose wool geometric. Selvedge on one side of (a)"...View Full Record
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Purse 93.5.206
Pink and white plain weave drawstring purse. White cotton, white synthetic fiber ribbon, and white synthetic boucle warp. Nylon cord and pink rayon weft. Drawstring is white cord; no tassel. Stitched closure at base....View Full Record
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