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Fragment, woven 93.5.51B
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue (indigo) and natural. Overshot weave, roses or snowballs with a border. Warp and weft are natural cotton, pattern weft is dark indigo blue wool. A is hemmed crudely, evidence of selvedge by a few pattern weft threads. B is cut from A, it matches....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54A
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white; summer and winter weave, 6 shaft; "Mosaic" 4 harness draft; wool and cotton. Good selvedge on one side, splits the design for seaming. Traditionally, in S & W the tabby weft is 1/2 the size of the warp. It closes to square because of the weave structrue. Warp is cotton, plied. Weft is cotton, fine. Pattern weft is wool, indigo....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54C
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white; summer and winter weave, 6 shaft; "Mosaic" 4 harness draft; wool and cotton. Warp is cotton, plied. Weft is cotton, fine. Pattern weft is wool, indigo....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54E
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white blocks pattern. Six shaft summer and winter weave, "Mosaic". Natural color cotton and blue wool....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54F
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white. Summer and winter weave, 6 shaft, Mosaic pattern. Warp is cotton, natural, plied. Weft is cotton, natural, (plied, unusual for S & W.) Pattern weft is wool, indigo, dark. Selvedge on one side. F and G were one piece, but were cut into two fragments to be used as teaching examples....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.60
Blanket fragment - Cream colored with eight red stripes of various sizes near the edge. Twill weave. Very thin. Described by Betty Terlouw as, "Antique woolen blanket, Twill"....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.62
Towel fragment (kitchen), white linen, plain weave, handwoven. Warp and weft are linen, possibly bleached....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.67
Fragment - Antique piece of cloth, natural cotton warp. Plain weave. Band of commercial fabric attached. Cotton batiste? Hand sewn except hem....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.68
Wedding sheet fragment - White linen, plain weave. Warp and weft are handspun linen. Tagged by Elizabeth Terlouw, "Flax grown, spun and woven by Mary Jane Dolph MacDowell, Hugaboone, NY (near Sodus). Married at age 11 years of age, died in her 30s in 1864. These sheets were for her daughter's wedding." Hemmed by hand on two sides, top hem is in drawn thread work....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.69
Sheeting fragment - white, cotton or linen, plain weave. Tagged in E. Terlouw's handwriting, "Sheeting, Flax grown, spun and woven by Mary Peters Loomis Comstock, Town of Sweden, NY." Edge crocheted with pale blue picot....View Full Record
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