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Purse 85.5.53
Striped purse woven in warp-face plain weave colored cotton. Stripes are orange, yellow, brown, greay and burgundy and combinations thereof. Strap handles are of same striped fabric. Machine stitched assembly....View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.532
Off white and turquoise placemat. Twill variations blend two colors overall. Non-matching decorative bands at ends showing zig zags and diamond shapes. Two selvedges and two fringed ends....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.5.523
Small square table mat in natural cotton. Weave structure (unknown) creates surface texture with diamond shapes alternating in rows. Fringed on all four sides. Tag on artifact reads: "The Loomcrofters/Gagetown - NB/ Canada/ Woven on a Hand Loom."...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.5.534
Square blue, buff and black table mat. Twill in point twill reversed in alternating blocks create overall diamond pattern. Buff yellow line outlines borders on all four sides. Fringed on all four sides....View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.535
Yellow cotton plain weave placemat. Yellow overall with bands of turquoise and blue at borders, criss-crossing at corners. Warp is natural cotton, with turquoise for border bands. Weft is yellow and blue. Two selvedges and two fringed ends....View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.536
Off-white and beige cotton placemat with bold blue band across center showing figural design of men and women at rural tasks. Fringed on all four sides, scured from fraying with machine zig zag stitche. Note on artifact tags says "From Denmark."...View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.537
Blue placemat with vertical bands of off-white and blue overshot motifs. Warp is natural two ply S twist cotton and weft in medium blue cotton. Two selvedges and two knotted fringe ends....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.5.526
Almost square linen tablemat. Borders on all four sides show rows of wavy lines. Central field of ovals with central "dot." Warp and tabby are "grey" linen and weft filler is shiny ecru linen....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 85.5.525
Multicolored table runner in windowpane checks. Colors are natural "grey" linen, natural cotton, yellow, blue and rose. Overall weave is gauzy with horizontal bands left unwoven. No selvedges. All four sides are fringed - no hemstitching or knotting to fix fringe....View Full Record
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Case, Tissue 85.5.516
Small grey tissue cave woven in twill. Grey pearl cotton interspersed with metallic yarns in green and "gold." Probably lurex or similar metal/polyester mix. Machine sewn at seams. Note on artifact tag reads: "Handwoven by Burnham." This might be textile historian Dorothy Burnham?...View Full Record
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