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Pin 05.3.2
Silver brooch. Overall form resembles barbells with twisted central bar and silver metal sphere at either end. One sphere is larger than the other. Flat-link chain hangs in "U" shape from attached points at either end. Links are joined in alternating planes....View Full Record
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Robe, Lap 07.4.10
Teal lap robe with grey and white stripes. Piece of warp for a poncho made into lap robe and used daily. Point twill weave with tabby at one end and 1" unsecured . The other end does not have tabby and has unsecured fringe. ...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 07.4.11
Sample piece (end of warp). Rectangular, brown with white fringe. natural alpaca warp crosses with heavy handspun weft (brown). 2 ends zigzag stitched. 1 end left with fringe. Weft is probably heavy duty llama, handspun, brown, 2-ply thick, 2-ply thin. Warp is alpaca 3-ply. ...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 07.4.12
Sample - pink and white waffle weave. tagged "typical acrylic baby blanket/sample " Pink and white blocks 5/8" each approximately. Cut edge secured with machine zig zag stitch. ...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 07.4.13
Mulitcolored sample, rectangular. Tag reads "My twining sample/4th grade project." Stripes of orange and burgandy, orange and green blue and purple, brown and purple, yellow and orange, olive and green. Green warp threads not visible except at ends where they are tied into a short fringe. Probably used by Susan Greene for education programs for 4th graders. ...View Full Record
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Yardage 07.4.14
Sample of yardage for a fancy cocoon. White and black, thin line purple. All cut edges. fibers are synthetic white and synthetic black with metallic, and purple. ...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 07.4.15
Sample of suiting fabric. Mostly cream colored with intersecting stripes of grey, heather (purple) and brown. Twill weave, animal yarn, probably wool or blend. ...View Full Record
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Sample 03.4.12
Small rectangular sample of honeycomb weave in white and turquoise. Two selvedges and two cut edges. White forms the background and turquoise forms the design. Yellow sticky-backed measuring tape on back....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 03.1.147
Large table runner; predominant colors are orange, yellow and green. Double weave structure with irregular twill checks and horizontal bands of leno weave. Warp threads varied; include cotton floss, cotton boucle, and fine s-twist cotton yarn. Weft includes the same yarns plus an occasional heavier wool yarn in varying colors. Occasional bands of deep turquoise. Paper tag with handwritten description reads: "Heavy yarns; / Linen boucle / 6 strand floss / Thin yarn; / 20/2 yellow..." Makers tag sewn on corner reads: "Hand Woven / by / Lucille Landis / Old Greenwich, Conn." Original catalog states: Companion piece to a hanging made for display at the World Fair in N.Y.C, 1965....View Full Record
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Yardage 03.1.137
Length of indigo blue fabric with pink and yellow flower-like shape and white leaf-like shapes in ikat. Silver metallic threads in weft throughout. Silver and ikat pattern in horizonatal stripes at one end. Fabric is lightweight silk with two selvedges and two raw cut edges....View Full Record
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