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Sample 93.5.299
Overshot sampler. Pink cotton warp, with pattern weft in white cotton. Typewritten iron-on label reads: 8-harness blend of 2 4-harness overshot." Adhesive label, printed, reads: "Hand-woven by Norma R. Johnson". Sample is machine stitched to cardwith ink inscription: "This blend is of 'Rosemary' pattern, 2 repeats n harnesses 1,2,3,4..."....View Full Record
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Sash 93.5.278
Band woven sash in mercerized cotton of black, rose, and copper cotton. Plain weave. ...View Full Record
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hanging 00.19.2 Flight Pattern
Wall hanging - natural colored linen background with in-laid butterflies in green, yellow, gold and orange. Leno weave....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.275
Rectangular sample of Boundweave on overshot in 4 colors: turquoise, rust, and beige. Linen warp. Inscription on card: "This appears to be a commercial source for the purse of #BF1010A. The draft is identical except that it had no plain center motif. For further comments,see housing folder." 1 selvedge; other edges machine bound. ...View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.561a-j 500 Treadlings
Set of ten samplers, rust and ecru color, overshot and twill weave. Each section is marked to show different weave structures. All done on one warp with 5 different threadings. Treadling Index is in archives....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.150
Fabric sample or placemat - Natural background with rose "v" pattern. the reverse is pink with natural "v" pattern. Fringed on four sides. Supplementary warp in rose colored rayon and cotton and natural colored linen. Plain weave with supplementary warp on second beam. Could be a 2 shuttle weave with pattern in three materials of cotton, rayon and linen....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.268a,b
Two square samples mounted on card with graph paper threading and treadling charts. Both samples are woven with woolen beige and pink yarns. Beige yarn is two ply S twist. Pink yarn is two ply S twist wool wrapped with pearly pink rayon singles. Weave structure shows two warp sets, one beige, one pink and beige. Pink honeycomb-like pattern sits in relief from beige background. All edges raw cut. Number tag reads :BESS HULT / 1950"...View Full Record
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Sample 85.4.91
Fabric sample - celadon cotton/rayon textured damask....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.300
Twill block weave and overshot. Warp is white cotton; weft is white cotton and blue wool. Includes "profile draft."...View Full Record
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Sampler 86.5.71
Woven rug sampler. Rug rule twill weave. Black warp with weft stripes in grey, gold, orange, blue and heavy yellow cotton and white chenille. Surface loops on one end. Fringe on the other....View Full Record
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