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Sampler 92.2.63
Short, wide piece of oranges, yellow and chartreuse double weave with Leno rows. Two selvedges and two unfinished fringe ends....View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.93
Rectangular wall hanging with background of yellow/white/natural blend. Overall design consists of four rows of color squares in varying shades of yellows and greens. Some flecks of orange and red. Some tiny beads in red, colorless and amber-brown. Occasional metalllic threads woven into weft. Lined with white rayon-like fabric. Two selvedges and two hems, one with rod pocket. Wooden rod is present. Metal hanging hardware present....View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.92
Long narrow wall hanging. Warp is off-white pearl cotton and weft is mustard yellow wool. Woven pattern is of vertical rows of ovals. Ms and Os? Plain weave hem at either end of the pearl cotton. Wooden dowel through one of these hems....View Full Record
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Skirt 93.8.1
Knee-length full skirt of vertical stripes in brown, russet, beige and yellow. Yarns include "gold" and "silver" metallics, brown chenille, russet chenille, and boucle in varioius colors. Wide but shallow pleats into waistband. Deep hem, side zipper closure with metal hook at waistband. Maker's label sewn on cites "cherepov ltd of CT but pinned on paper label says: "cherepov ltd. / fiber arts / lancaster - pennsylvania / (717) 569-7425 / - partners - [and on overleaf] Eva Behrens / visionary art / fiber art / lancaster - pennsylvania / (717) 560-4371"...View Full Record
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Rug 93.1.146
Rya rug done in deep royal blue, mauves and beige. Undulating lines of color echo an 12-harness undulating twill weave. Rya knots are made of colored wool yarn. Warp is natural brown coarse linen. Weft is woven with a hemp/animal hair yarn. Knotted yarn is wool. Woven by Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.102
Beige hanging of irregular shapes in open and closed-weave areas. Warp is bleached jute and weft is natural just plus a thicker, shiny white yarn. Stitched across top to colorless plexi or lucite strip drilled for two eye-screws. Note on old card says thatthe maker was Margrete Grandin-Nettles, someone with whom Lucille studie while in Los Angeles....View Full Record
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Yardage 93.1.136
Large section of multicolored yardage in yarns of varying plys and thicknesses. Weave structure may be double weave with lower warp of black threads and upper warp of colorful yarns, all in twill variations. Predominant colors are rose, rust, blue and green. Two selvedges, one fringe end and one reinforced cut end. Colorful yarns all appear to be handspun wool. Many are single ply and some are two ply, boucle or black-thread-wrapped. Original card notes maker as Klara Cherepov. It also notes this as a complex weave. Handwritten note, possibly from Klara Cherepov says: "Keep - use for advanced students / ... / KC drafting / British book"...View Full Record
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Hanging 93.1.133
Small wall hanging in color gradation of dark blue at bottom to light blue at top mixed with russet and yellow. Yarns are varied including boucle, cord, fine threads and one weft yarn is a blue synthetic plyed with "gold" metallic. Two selvedges and two hems. Typewritten label says: "Warp 70 Twill Variation/ Cherepov summer class"...View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.130
Straight skirt predominantly black and fuschia. Color gradation shows fuschia at strongest in middle and gradates to black at hem and waistband. Secondary colors are red, mauve, and burgundy. High slit in back. Back zipper closure. Many darts to waistband which has a black metal hook closure. Leno weave bands in lower part of skirt. Black rayon lining. Old catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.129
Full-length blue hostess skirt. Color gradations from light to dark blue. Three large bands of leno weave near hem. Yarns are varied including coarse woolens to fine black thread, and a lot of boucle. Colors include light, medium and dark bllues, off-white and black. One wide box pleat at center front. Deep hem finished with hem tape, light blue synthetic lining, side zipper closure with black metal hook at waistband....View Full Record
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