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Sample 86.1.427b, c, d
Sample of Summer and Winter weave. Inscription says sample (a) is located in "Study 3." White or off-white cotton warp; same cotton in weft with purple wool. "1975 register identifies this as summer and winter"...View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.30D
Sample in woollen warp and weft. Possibly crackle weave. Colors include turquoise, copper, plum, dark rose, moss green, deep Wedgewood blue. Open, cut ends and sides. Notation on mounting by Annie Marshall reads, "Could not locate. 8/3/1978."...View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.539a-b
Two placemats - purple, black, blue, red and green figured wool twill....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.373a
Sample of boundweave. Cotton floss warp in brown, tan, burgundy, teal. Weft in brown. Long fringe, two selvedges, one raw cut end. Geometric pattern in bands....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.19
Blanket fragment - indigo blue and natural plaid; medium weight; wool warp and weft; weave is possibly a twill variation. Comments by Ruth Holroyd: "Threading seems correct (90 degrees from label) treadling varies to make it appear like errors. Double thread at point S twills." There is a threading diagram by R. Holroyd with the note. Tagged by Elizabeth Terlouw: "Gift of Mrs. Amarette Claris, Blandford, MA."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.20
Blanket fragment - tan, blue, indigo; heavy wool warp and weft; woven in rosepath. Tagged, "Sample shows seam - in the middle of stripe - each strip measured 42" wide - with no selvedge showing. Outer edge hemmed. See 'Heirlooms from Old Looms' p. 215 book of the Colonial Coverlet Guild of America. Woven Rosepath." Second note: threading and treadling instruction....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.118
Scarf fragment. Twill weave. Light and medium beige and brown wool in warp and weft directions, forming stripes. 1 stitched fringe end; the other is cut and overcast. 2 selvedges....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.23a-c
Blanket fragment - three pieces from the same natural and light brown checked blanket; wool warp and weft; lightweight; twill weave; "buffalo plaid"; Largest piece has initials cross stitched in blue "K M T"...View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.362
Sampler - Multicolor cotton stripes, Finnish twill. One selvedge. Weave: Twill Warp: 8/2 Unmercerized, heather. Weft: Variety of yarns and colors....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.335c
Triangular fragment . All yarns are the same dark burgundy color. Unidentified weave structure forms diamond pattern. Yarns appear to be a shiny man made fiber. This fabric is upholstery weight....View Full Record
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