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Towel, Hand 86.4.16
Towel - natural and green cotton with figured border stripe in red and green, and inlay motif of two flowers at one end. Weave is overshot with tabby background, inlay. Warp and weft are mercerized cotton....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.161
Fabric sample - striped linen weft in natural, aqua, brown pink and black. Cotton warp, threaded double in heddle. 3/1 twill weave. Fabric is weft faced. Commercial. Selvedge on one side....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.141
Placemat - human figures and hearts; weft-stripe embroidery weave in brown, green, gold, and red; natural linen warp fringed at both ends; selvedge finished with taped hem. Weave is Plain weave brocade with inlay weft. Warp is linen, natural; Weft is cotton and wool....View Full Record
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Lace Fragment 85.4.108
Edging - crochet rickrack edging in white cotton....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.4.12d-f
Fabric samples - brown, and white cotton shadow weave....View Full Record
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Belt 86.4.132
Belt - black wool, pink and natural cotton with steel buckle made of two key rings (split rings), fringed at both warp ends. Inkle weaving. Warp is cotton, pink and natural. Weft is wool, black....View Full Record
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Runner, table 86.4.12
Runner - beige and natural linen embroidery weave with inlaid brocade stripes of orange and blue with metallic. Self fringe at both warp ends. Warp is linen. Weft is linen tabby, cotton and metallic and linen inlay....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.140
Placemat - Fifteen green ovals/lozenges on medium blue/purple background. Linen. Twill threading, but hand picked up; plain weave. Warp is light and dark blue linen in pairs. Weft is red-violet linen. Pattern weft is 2 threads, yellow and green singles. Hemmed. Weave analysis: Dark and light blue are randomly threaded in pairs in separate heddles (because they lie parallel and not twisted). Draft could be twill with 2 threads side by side (1-1, 2-2, 3-3, 4-4,) as a possible threading. Woven in a duKagang appearance, lifting one shaft for the inlay which is hand picked-up in the design, with tabby....View Full Record
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runner, table 86.4.13
Runner - natural linen, with triangle figure repeat in halvgobelang and loom-controlled embroidery weave in shades of yellow and tan. Hemmed on ends. Warp is linen. Weft (tabby) is same. Weft (pattern) is mixed shades of fine linen grouped as one....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.119
Card folio containing two fabric samples. Rainbow of colors include blue, green, rust, and gold; cotton; plain weave plaid and twill stripe....View Full Record
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