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Blanket 93.8.2
Light aqua baby blanket with horizontal bands of white and green. Woven in variations of twill. Two knotted fringe ends and two selvedges finished with crocheted scallops. Paper tag reads: "cherepov ltd. / handwoven fabrics..." Warp threads are fine aqua yarns in two ply S twist wool, and, large light blue wool plied with fine blue cotton thread. Weft yarns are white synthetic boucle, green pearl cotton and multicolored wool including green, yellow and orange....View Full Record
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Shawl 03.1.138
Grey and black shawl with long fringe on two sides. Very gradual gradation from black through dark to light grey across width of shawl. Note on original catalog card estimates date at apprx 1970 and says: "purchased from the estate of Klara Cherepov by Lucille Landis for the Handweaving Museum". Plain weave. Yarns are heavy and textured, including boucle, irregularly spun and plied yarns, chenille, and flat faille ribbon. Woven as a triangle with three selvedges....View Full Record
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Yardage 03.1.137
Length of indigo blue fabric with pink and yellow flower-like shape and white leaf-like shapes in ikat. Silver metallic threads in weft throughout. Silver and ikat pattern in horizonatal stripes at one end. Fabric is lightweight silk with two selvedges and two raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Hanging 03.1.109
Hanging consists of natural linen background in plain weave with half Dukagang inlay of geometric shapes in horizontal rows. Multicolored shapes include hearts, crosses, and zig zags. At bottom are letters and numbers: "LCL '64". Inlaid weft yarns are wool in red, rose, beige, light yellow, orange, russet, peach, buff and deep yellow. Machined label: "Hand Woven / By / Lucille Landis / Old Greenwich, Conn."...View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.95b
Small rectangular hanging with overall beige background. Decorative shapes include a yellow trapezoid with mauve and blue irregular "splotches." Mauve and blue shapes are embellished with blue shiny beads. Gold and white thread swirl over all. Embroidered initials "LL" in lower left corner. Thick yarns used in overlay design create depth. Two selvedges and two hems. Lining is white rayon-like fabric, hemmed....View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.95a
Small rectangular wall hanging. Background of russet. Three abstract shapes in light peach placed irregularly with overlay of yellowish green yarn and white and metallic gold 2-ply yarn embellished with blue clear beads. Two selvedges and two hems. Lined with greenish buff rayon-like fabric....View Full Record
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Hanging 92.2.62
Wide and short wall hanging. Background of beige and russet blended. Bold boutonne decorative motif of central "snowflake" and corner embellishments in boutonne. Two selvedges, one hanging pocket, one hem. Warp is beige pearl cotton, weft including boutonne yarns is russet wool....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 97.9.98
Table runner in vertrical stripes of four shades of orange, three tones of green and one stripe of beige. Ends are finished with orange border and hemstitched fringe. Double weave with beige/green background and top layer of all colors in leno weave. Warp threads include Maker's label: Hand Woven / by / Lucille Landis / Old Greenwich, Conn." - there are two of these. Note on original catalog card: "Photo of wimilar woven item displayed, Nuting World's Fair (1960)."...View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.61
Small orange and bright green sample mounted on card. Warp yarns are pearl cotton in bright green, medium green, bright yellow. Pattern weft synthetic "wool" in brownish orange and bright orange. Pattern of squares in varying sizes showing color blending. Two fringe ends and two selvedges. ...View Full Record
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Sample 98.5.110.7.18
Color sample in plain weave and twill. Predominantly yellow with bands of dark red, rose, and gold. Two selvedges, two machine sewn finished hems....View Full Record
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