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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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Skirt 93.1.127
Knee-length full skirt with soft, wide pleats in vertical stripes of brown, beige, russet and "silver" metallic in varying shades. "Gold" metallic threads also present. Yarns vary in thickness with some chenille and boucle. Dark brown synthetic fabric lining and side zipper closure. Maker's label sewn on reads: "cherepov ltd. / handwoven fabrics / greenwich - connecticut"...View Full Record
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Poncho 93.1.126
Poncho in off white natural wool and grey and black. Overall diamond shape with rounded "point" at center bottom. Brocade weave in bands of grey on "white" background. Tassel at peak of back neck opening in dark grey yarn - a continuation of the yard used to create a crocheted finished edge around the neck opening. One side seam and dart at shoulder. Grey binding tape stitched to narrow hem. Old catalog card says the maker is Klara Cherepov...View Full Record
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Sampler 92.2.70
Long, narrow sampler in natural, chartreuse and aqua. Double weave with leno. Assorted design motifs include an elongated diamond, rectangular bands, and horizontal rows of leno twists. Some fiberglass yarns, untwisted, in weft. Two selvedges and two raw cut ends after tight header and footers. Label says: Warp 107 / Double Weave / Part of left-over warp."...View Full Record
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Sampler 92.2.69
Rectangular sample mounted on card. Yellow and russet yarns in double weave with Leno. Leno and spaced weave create horizontal bands of design spanning full width of piece. Warp threads a mixture of yellow, orange, russet and brown. All but brown is cotton 2 ply S twist. Brown is hemp or hemp/cotton blend singles....View Full Record
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Hanging 92.2.67
Light aqua and dark turquoise double weave hanging woven by Lucille Landis. Front shows horizontal rows of leno, all consistent in size, in light aqua with dark turquoise boucle background. Two selvedges and two pocket hems. Warp is 20/2 six-strand alternating with 10/2 turquoise. 48 epi...View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.66
Rectangular turquoise sample in aqua and turquoise. Overall design shows vertical split between right and left blocks with alternating horizontal bands of leno weave and space woven threads. Two selvedges and two hemmed ends. Paper tag with handweritten incription noting materials and weave used. ...View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.65
Sample in natural cotton in double weave with leno. Five-pointed star with sequins and beads on field of leno rows. Paper tag inscribed: "Hold up for light to shine through."...View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.88
Wall hanging of deep orange background with yellow and orange geometrice abstract design of chevrons, trapezoids, and rectangles. Theo Moorman weave structure. Two selvedges with one short and one long fringe, hemstitched. Background warp is cotton, weft is a hemp-like yarn. Pattern weft yarns include cotton boucle, shiny fuzzy synthetic and cotton two ply. Original catalog card states that "Lucille Landis made this in presence of Theo Moorman."...View Full Record
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Hanging 97.9.89
Long narrow wall hanging, with natural linen background and scattered "snowflake" or blossom motifs in orange, rust, green, yellow, pink and deep rose yarns. Colorful motifs are laid-in using the half Dukagang technique. Two selvedges and two hemmed ends with woooden slat in pocket end. Brass screw eys in wood hold twisted linen thread cord for hanging. Note on old card says: "Klara Cherepov chose the colors."...View Full Record
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