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Coat 92.1.43
"Kbee Coat" - Poncho style, but open in the front.; Hot pink, purple, gold, and dusty rose; Woven from a book by Jean Wilson, "Weaving You Can Wear"....View Full Record
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Cover, Cushion 92.2.50
Partially completed cushion cover. Made from short length of fabric woven of multicolored woolen yarns, plied with black threads as well as black cotton two ply threads. Long knotted fringe at bottom. Unfinished seam across top. Original catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov. Two selvedges, one cut edge reinforced with zigzag stitch, and one fringed edge. Woolen yarns are of varying thicknesses, but all are plied with black thread. Colors include blues, pinks, yellows, orange, greens, beige, brown and black and white....View Full Record
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Yardage 92.2.53
Large piece of yardage, predominantly purple and yellow. Touches of browns, black and reddish-purple interspersed. Overall plaid-like pattern. Original card notes maker as Klara Cehrepov. Yarns are thick woolens with the exception of the yellow which is a thin thread boucle and is possibly cotton. Two selvedges, one cut end is reinforced. One end fringed....View Full Record
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Yardage 92.2.54
Piece of yardage in "circles" of light blue alternating with deep fuschia. Circles are outlined in deep blue and navy. Two selvedges and two cut ends bound with machine stitching. Yarns appear to be handspun and plied. Original card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Yardage 92.2.56a
Yardage of woolen fabric in color checks of blue and natural white. Color checks are also distinguished by consistent treadling and color distribution within each block. Twill variations. Yarns are hand spun, single ply, S twist. Two selvedges and two raw ends. Original card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.59
Small sample on card in yellowish brown and off-white. Overall design of converging chevrons. Background warp and weft is natural white wool yarn in two ply, S twist. Pattern weft is yellowish sand colored boucle. Boucle is a thick woolen yarn plied with thin thread that is possibly cotton. Two selvedges, one knotted fringe end and one raw cut end. Sample is mounted on card with graph paper pattern draft glued on. Original catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.68
Narrow sample of double weave with leno overlay. Leno rows are regularly placed and all apprx. one inch high. Sample is predomnantly orange and yellow. Background to leno overlay is color gamp of yellow, orange, green, mauve, blue, off-white and rose. Warp threads are yellow and orange. Two selvedges and two fringe ends....View Full Record
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Shawl 93.1.140
Black white and grey straight shawl with long black fringe and two selvedges. Warp yarns are black wool boucle. Space denting forms very subtle vertical bands of loose and tight weave. Weft is natural grey and white wool plied with white cotton thread. Very nubbly. Original catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.19A
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular shape, dark blue and white. Cotton warp and tabby; dark blue wool pattern weft. Overshot weave, star and table pattern....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.277
Rectangular sample mounted on card of plain weave with inlay. Ecru linen warp and weft with pattern weft of heavier linen and metallic thread. Inlay creates Empire State building-like silhouette in center. Two selvedges. Notes on card read: "Interesting inlay pattern in that the heavy linen is inlaid part way and brought out to the surface, 2 tabby shots, and the heavy linen is laid in a little further and brought out again. This is repeated across the width and the heavy linen is returned the same way. The metallic gimp is inlaid in the same manner." Machine stitched at both warp ends....View Full Record
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