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fragment, woven 00.26.1
Blanket fragment - stripes of natural color, raspberry, light blue, dark blue, madder/olive-brown - in warp and weft forming intersecting bands. fine overcasting stitches to seam the sections. Tagged, "Blanket made in two sections, seamed thru red stripe." Cotton and wool. Twill weave....View Full Record
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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 93.5.335c
Triangular fragment . All yarns are the same dark burgundy color. Unidentified weave structure forms diamond pattern. Yarns appear to be a shiny man made fiber. This fabric is upholstery weight....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.373a
Sample of boundweave. Cotton floss warp in brown, tan, burgundy, teal. Weft in brown. Long fringe, two selvedges, one raw cut end. Geometric pattern in bands....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.19
Blanket fragment - indigo blue and natural plaid; medium weight; wool warp and weft; weave is possibly a twill variation. Comments by Ruth Holroyd: "Threading seems correct (90 degrees from label) treadling varies to make it appear like errors. Double thread at point S twills." There is a threading diagram by R. Holroyd with the note. Tagged by Elizabeth Terlouw: "Gift of Mrs. Amarette Claris, Blandford, MA."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.20
Blanket fragment - tan, blue, indigo; heavy wool warp and weft; woven in rosepath. Tagged, "Sample shows seam - in the middle of stripe - each strip measured 42" wide - with no selvedge showing. Outer edge hemmed. See 'Heirlooms from Old Looms' p. 215 book of the Colonial Coverlet Guild of America. Woven Rosepath." Second note: threading and treadling instruction....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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Sampler 85.5.362
Sampler - Multicolor cotton stripes, Finnish twill. One selvedge. Weave: Twill Warp: 8/2 Unmercerized, heather. Weft: Variety of yarns and colors....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.62
Sample mounted on card in point twill creating overall diamond pattern. Warp is yellow cotton. Weft is 2 ply tan and 6 ply white cotton. Two selvedges along length; Warp ends are finished with straight stitching. 1" borders on both sides of straight twill. Center is point twill threading. Treadling is point twill....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.57
Sampler - Cream background with Ancient Rose threading woven by "Red" Smith in many different colored yarns....View Full Record
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