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Sample 93.5.330
Rectangular sample of overshot in rust and purple and off white threads. Two selvedge ends, one cut end and one hemmed end. Weft is purple silk and off white synthetic....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.333
Weave sampler with five sections showing five overshot patterns. Predominant colors are rust, peach, brown and blue wefts with a white cotton warp. Tabby weft is off white throughout with the exception of a green tabby in rust overshot section. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges and one unfinished fringe edge....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.334
Off white sample with man-made boucle warp and same in weft. Decorative bands in weft of shiny white fiberglass yarn inlaid. Two selvedges and two raw edges....View Full Record
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Vest 93.5.337
Stole or open vest in plain weave. Warp of yellow, brown, orange, maroon, and white wool; weft of maroon wool. Edges are bound with red, orange and brown wool, crocheted?...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.42A
Blanket fragment - Red and blue plaid; twill weave. Attached note reads, "Blanket of two strips, each 40" wide. No border pattern. Red - cochineal with tin mordant; blue- indigo." Warp and weft are both wool. Carefully hemmed. White blanket stitch on three sides....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.1B
Coverlet fragment - Indigo blue and white/natural. Block weave, Overshot in Cross and Table category - woven as Indian War or Star of Sharon. Attached note reads, "Piece contains border pattern - is incorrectly woven for 1st block, the correctly woven block has been sewn on incorrect block folded under in order to show how block design goes into border." Catalog card updated note 1995: Ruth Holroyd disagrees with her own note regarding the pattern name, because the half-circle characteristic of "Indian War" is missing. This needs further analysis and identification....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.219
Yellow and orange striped cotton runner with two white border stripes. Primarily plain weave with twill design in the border stripe. Orange, peach and yellow heavy cotton floss used in warp and white floss border. Stripes of three, twill area, two stripes. Machine stitching to reinforce fringe edge on four sides....View Full Record
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Fragment, Woven 93.5.21A
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and white/natural. Diamond and table design, overshot weave. Cotton warp and tabby, wool pattern weft. Attached notecard references several patterns/publications....View Full Record
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Placemat 93.5.222
Placemat in plain weave. White raffia warp; white and borwn raffia weft. Brown raffia hemstitch at fringe ends. Brown raffia decorative bands at either end.....View Full Record
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Placemat 93.5.223
Placemat with white and brown raffia warp; white and brown raffia weft. Mostly white with brown laid in for decorative accent. Brown raffia forms "x" pattern at fringe ends, and running lines that intersect at right angles with an "x" at juncture. Two selvedges and two fringed ends. Plain weave....View Full Record
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