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Fragment, woven 93.5.37
Blanket fragment - Natural white wool, plain weave, two selvedges. Note irregularities, more than one weaver, different beat, different pull in. Warp is creamy wool singles, weft is white wool. Woven with different sized wefts, notice the different size wefts create irregular tracking and seersuckering (buckeling), appears to be handspun....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.38
Sheeting fragment - Ivory colored linen, one selvedge, three cut edges. Handspun linen warp and weft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.39
Blanket fragment - Navy, rose, white and olive green plaid, twill weave. Tagged with note from Elizabeth Terlouw, "Woven in two strips, about 25-26" each; seamed down the middle - through the red stripe. Sample is half of one strip." Warp is natural and blue cotton with navy blue, rose and olive brown wool....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.3B
Coverlet fragment - Natural cotton with indigo blue wool pattern; Overshot weave, star and wheel with double table, chariot wheel, orchard windows; natural cotton warp, 20 EPI; natural cotton weft; indigo wool pattern weft; draft and note included....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 93.5.42B
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 four sides. This small fragment shows how "center seam falls in center of stripe"....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.43A
Blanket fragment - wool in shades of brown. Twill weave, balanced. Warp and weft are striped wool, dark brown, natural, gold - singles. Selvedge on one side, hemmed at one end. Note from Terlouw, "beautiful color under hem on scrap attached." Original blanket was cut into three scraps, A, B, and C....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.43B
Blanket fragment - wool in shades of brown. Twill weave, balanced. Warp and weft are striped wool, dark brown, natural, gold - singles. Selvedge on one side, hemmed at one end. Note from Terlouw, "beautiful color under hem on scrap attached." Original blanket was cut into three scraps, A, B, and C....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.43C
Blanket fragment - wool in shades of brown. Twill weave, balanced. Warp and weft are striped wool, dark brown, natural, gold - singles. Selvedge on one side, hemmed at one end. Note from Terlouw, "beautiful color under hem on scrap attached." C is attached to an 8x 10 card, and is the corner cut out from A. Original blanket was cut into three scraps, A, B, and C....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.47
Blanket fragment - Navy and natural wool; balanced twill weave. Center seam falls in center of white block. Terlouw stated that it was seamed in that manner....View Full Record
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