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Lace 86.2.77a-c
Three lace samples - old catalog card also calls them fabric samples - ecru cotton French style lace with floral repeat in flower, picoted brides and upper edge; probably intended for use as edging; buttonholed circles in flower....View Full Record
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lace 86.2.78
Lace insertion. "yellow" bobbin lace with floral motifs enclosed in a six pointed star motif mesh in two sizes....View Full Record
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Lace Fragment 86.2.79a-d
4 fragments of lace edging in natural cotton whitework and needlemade lace with long scallops and picoted upper edge....View Full Record
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Yarmulke 86.2.80
Yarmulke crocheted in cream, brown and salmon pearl cotton. Alternating diamond shapes, spade shapes and Torah arks....View Full Record
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coat 86.2.82
Bright pink coat with leaf or spade patterns in gold metalic thread throughout coat and along bottom and front hem. Lined with red silk. Old cat. card reads: "coat, magenta and gold metallic cotton brocade with Persian pear and spot designs; some decorated with green paint....reported to be of Indian origin, weave engineered to garment shape." A note on back of cat card says "East Indian man's cloak. Mid 20th century"...View Full Record
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Vest 86.2.83
Man's vest or waistcoat in deep red silk velvet on front panels trimmed with striped ribbon of metallic threads. Stand up collar. Vest back and lining are made of off-white cotton twill. Self belt and metal buckle at back....View Full Record
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Blouse 86.2.84
Blouse. cream silk gauze pullover with gold braid gimp trim at neck and sleeve edge. Hem is hand stitched and rolled. (10")...View Full Record
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Sarong 86.2.85
Rose sari with windowpane lines of off-white and borders of "gold" and black bands. Gold band is much wider at one end than the other. Two selvedges and two raw cut ends....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.2.86
Woven panel. Gold, green and brown asian brocade with butterflies, caterpillars, medallions with leaves. The piece is worked in 4 strips and basted together. Mitered corners, stitches on foldlines indicate piece once had a lining. Remains of glaze/paint on surface. Identified by Dr. Charles Dibble as 17th century Japanese weave - Persian influence. Densei-hin?(can't read on catalog card)...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.2.87
Rectangular woven panel depicts (Chinese?) dragon and landscape in gold green, blue, orange and a black background. The panel is made up of two smaller panels sewn together in the center. They are mirror images of each other. Black border with blue and white flowers is sewn around all 4 sides. Silk Brocade. Embroidery weave. Lining on back is gold/mustard silk damask in cloud motif. There is a small oval paper attached to back corner with (Chinese?) characters....View Full Record
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