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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 93.5.152
Beige linen table mat in plain weave with white boucle inlay forming grid borders on all four sides....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.153
Off white table mat of shiny synthetic fiber in both warp and weft. Lacy inserts on opposite sides (lower left, upper right). Hand-manipulated lace. 2 selvedges, 2 hems....View Full Record
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Scarf 86.2.46
Scarf/Shawl (in many pieces). Black lace embellished with black glass beads of various sizes. Beaded embellishments make a diamond pattern throughout the scarf, and an elaborate fringe. Shawl is in many fragments and looks as if it will continue to deteriorate with handling....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.1.186 City
Summer and winter weave panel in cotton warp and cotton ground weft, with rayon boucle pattern weft. Depicts rows of city skyscrapers. Reddish-brown skyscrapers on light beige background. Dowel pocket at top for use as a wallhanging. Selvedge sides and hemmed bottom. This textile may have originally been woven as curtain fabric. Warp is natural cotton 20/2? and 40 EPI. Pattern weft could be rayon or silk. It is two ply boucle, light reddish brown....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.176
Small table runner or mat of Tarascon lace, in leno structure, showing classic chevron pattern. Very fine hemstitching. Yarn is very fine twisted cotton in natural color....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.4.30
Wall hanging - white open weave with stylized bird figures in pink, blue, orange, black, green and yellow cotton. Dowel on top for hanging. Weave "HV" Inlay. Warp is linen. Weft - tabby - linen. Filling - inlay - mixed fibers....View Full Record
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runner, table 86.2.22a-b
Two table runners. (a) is shorter than (b). Both are natural beige linen plain weave with beige/gold counted drawnwork stripes separating vining floral cross stitch pattern in blue, beige/gold, green and rust. Borders also have beige/gold drawnwork stripe. Hemmed on both ends....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.316
Overshot sample. Cotton warp in light cinnamon color. Pattern weft in beige, synthetic, thick yarn at border. Pattern weft in body of piece alternates with tan floss and off-white collton boucle....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.4.139
Sampler - natural linen plain weave with blue bands of twill and embroidery weaves; tapestry-woven abstract image at one end in green, pink, brown, rust and shades of blue; unfinished at both warp ends (taken from loom). Difficult to determine from which side it was woven. Threading pattern unknown. Warp is linen, natural. Weft: linen, blue-grey stocking pieces in a number of colors. hand pick-up, overshot experiment....View Full Record
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