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Purse 93.5.203
Blue drawstring purse. White cotton warp with pale blue weft. Also in weft are bands of white cotton and silver-colored metallic thread. Printed maker's label inside: "Weaver / Attic / Looms."...View Full Record
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Purse 93.5.204
Drawstring purse of white cotton warp and white and black cotton and gold metallic weft in horizontal bands. Black threads form Greek key-like design. White braided drawstring with tassels....View Full Record
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Case, Tissue 93.5.207
Tissue holder of white cotton warp and multicolored floral sprigs in cotton floss brocade. Gold-colored metallic braided cord edges opening. Seams at sides....View Full Record
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Case, Tissue 93.5.208
Tissue holder in white cotton warp and white cotton weft with Overshot pattern weft in brown linen. Gold-colored metallic cord edge at opening. Lined with white sythetic fiber-cloth....View Full Record
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Yardage 93.5.209
Length of upholstery fabric in cotton. Overall beige tone with multicolored threads in warp. Warp consists of pattern of two heavy, almost wicking, threads in natural cotton followed by a colored thread in burgandy, mocha, green, plum, turquoise, orange or dusty rose mercerized cotton. Weft consists of heavy natural cotton threads and mocha mercerized cotton in a 2-and-1 sequence in plainweave. Both selvedges. One casually-stiitched hem, one open end....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.20B
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and white/natural. Overshot coverlet, star and table type pattern. Attached notecard has weaving draft of a star and table type pattern. Note reads, "Above threading different from draft #191 Shuttlecraft Book of American Handweaving which in turn illustrates [illegible word] as in attached fabric."...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.210
Long narrow sample of ecru linen background with narrow horizontal bands of twill variations (Rosepath) in brown, and buff cotton, grey metallic thread, and same linen. Warp is three ply S twist ecru linen. Weft is brown and buff two ply S twist cotton and a greyish metal that is probably tarnished silver. Two selvedges and two handstitched narrow hems....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.237
Brown table runner with plain center and brown decorative borders at either end. Brown cotton warp and weft with plain weave hem, twill body, and finger-controlled supplemental weft in darker brown boutonne technique. Handfinished hems....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.238
Twill in houndstooth and variations in light blue, green, grey, off white and red. Two selvedges and two fringed edges, one of which has been reinforced with hand stitched overcasting. Ink inkscription on attached card, perhaps in Berta Frey's own hand, reads: "These are Conlin yarns / Color line rather limited / but nice yarn to work / with. Please return this / sampler - I do not / want of the other samples."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.257
Small sample in beige and blue, mounted on acid-free paper. Natural unbleached cotton plain weave as background to three blue wool "x" shapes in blue border. Two fringes and two selvedges. Handwritten in ink on card: "Pile loops = torsler & center units / Blegrel = 2/2 twill / /0 pattern yarn every 4th shot"...View Full Record
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