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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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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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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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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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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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Skirt 93.8.3
Knee-length straight skirt with wide vertical bands of blue in varying shades. Double weave with second warp of black wool yarn. Weft yarns are varied from coarse yarns to fine threads with many boucle yarns. Colors include deep, medium and light blue and black. Slit in back, Back center zipper closure with wide metal hook at waistband. Black rayon lining. Small gathers into waistband. Maker's label reads: "cherepov ltd. / handwoven fabrics / greenwich - connecticut"...View Full Record
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Skirt 93.8.4
Knee-length full skirt with soft pleats in black, grey and silver vertical stripes. Yarns vary in width and include boucle, chenille, and "silver" metallic. Plain weave. Center-back zipper closure. Paper label reads: "cherepov ltd. / lancaster - pennslvania / (717) 569-7425 / - partners - [and on overleaf] Eva Behrens / visionary art / fiber art / lancaster - pennsylvania / (717) 560-4371 / - partners -"...View Full Record
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Cover, Cushion 93.8.6
Red cushion cover in stripes of irregular widths and thicknesses. Woven with natural linen warp and wool/synthetic weft yarns. Weft yarns are thick; reds and burgundy in varying weaves and piles. Handstitiched seams and hems. Paper label attached for "chrepov ltd. / fiber arts / lancaster . pennsylvania (717) 569-7425....View Full Record
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Bag, tote 93.8.7
Handwoven green and black tote bag. Pattern is Black strap handle and bottom fringe. Lined with light green shiny synthetic cloth. Maker's label says: "cherepov ltd. / fiber arts / lancaster, pa" in paper and similar cloth label inside noting item as handwoven. Warp threads are black synthetic wool-like heavy yarn and black cotton sewing thread. Weft is bright green synthetic thick yarn....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.8.8
Very large sampler showing various treadlings using warp of blues and turquoise and wefts of blues, black, rose, turquoise and purple. Twill variations. ...View Full Record
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