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Bag 86.4.160
Part of a bag - figured warp stripe (diamond patterns) in ecru, blue, red, pink, brown, orange, yellow, black and natural wool. "Handle" attached to one side is handwoven narrow band in several colors. One side (warp) is bound with card woven narrow band in orange, green, natural wool. Weave structure is plain weave and ? (further analysis needed), tapestry....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.31
Coverlet fragment. Natural and dusty rose color. Jacquard woven double weave of flowers, stars and eagles - 1852 by Hepsey Filkins Genesee, CO N.Y. Tagged, "Gift from Miss Ruth Fowler, Rochester, NY."...View Full Record
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Runner, table 93.5.28
Table runner, white linen with multicolored stripes on both sides. Weave: Bronson lace, 4 shafts. Warp: Cotton, natural with multicolored stripes along selvedge. Weft: same natural cotton as warp. Comment on catalog card reads: Striped warp must be woven on Jack loom, not counterbalance....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.316
Overshot sample. Cotton warp in light cinnamon color. Pattern weft in beige, synthetic, thick yarn at border. Pattern weft in body of piece alternates with tan floss and off-white collton boucle....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.319a, b
Block weaves in overshot crackle. White cotton warp; black wool and white cotton weft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 90.4.1a-b
Two fragments of the same coverlet. Indigo blue and white. Overshot weave. Warp is cotton or linen. Weft is also cotton or linen and the pattern weft is dark blue wool. Diamond and cross, diamond and cross expanded - series I. Appears to be the same warp and threading, but treddled differently. [information: catalog card in curator's files]...View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.82
Per card: Crackle with novelty yarns. Weft stripe in green and gold wool forming pattern on tan cotton and natural boucle; tan cotton carpet and natural boucle warp; 1 selvedge...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.322a, b
Overshot samples. White cotton warp. Lavender/rose wool and white cotton tabby. Sample (a) includes one selvedge....View Full Record
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doily 00.21.29
Circular lace doily. Commercial lace center with handmade lace border. Floral pattern with leaves....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.136
Placemat - natural linen plain weave with novelty border at both warp ends. Appears to be threaded as Huck, alternating 3 thread unit with the 5 thread unit. The inlay is inserted into the alternating pattern sheds. Weave: Plain with inlay. Warp: Linen singles, natural. Weft pattern: Linen, boucle....View Full Record
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