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Sample 86.1.313
Small red and gold colored checked sample mounted on card. Red wool warp and gold colored weft. One selvedge and three raw edges. Plain weave with floats in two block pattern....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.274
Natural cotton off white sample showing central star motif and decorative border in boutonne heavy cotton wicking. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.272d-g
Four fragments of natural white wool fabric in plain weave with overshots of dark blue woolen yarn, creating blue square outlines over white. This dark blue overlay is on both sides of the white plain weave ground. Dark blue yarn is slubby singles S twist wool. Natural white wool is two ply S twist yarn. One selvedge present on large sample "d". Remaining edges are raw cut. Yarns appear to be hand spun....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.1.254
Orange and yellow striped table runner with fringe on all four sides. Warp consists of deep yellow and orange heavy cotton floss grouped to create vertical stripes within a field of pale yellow. Pale yellow field consists of six-strand cotton floss in warp and a fine white boucle yarn weft....View Full Record
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Shawl 86.1.255
Shawl; pale blue plain weave with long knotted fringe in fine wool....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.1.257
Small table runner with pale yellow background and deep yellow, green and blue striped bands. Fringes on all four sides. Plain weave with a point twill variation in rows of squares at either end. Warp consists of natural cotton two ply Z twist threads in the pale yellow stripes. The multicolored bands are made up of heavy cotton S twist floss. The weft is woven with a finer, yellow cotton floss throughout, with a heavy natural cotton floss in two decorative bands at either end....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.261
High pile sampler in burgundy, beige, teal blue, salmon, green and brown. Warp is cotton six ply S twist cord. Weft in bottom corduroy band is burgundy, wool or man made version of wool. Next band of pile shows stripes in teal blue and beige wool or man made fiber. Next band of pile shows mottled mix of salmon, green and brown wool-like yarn, and final band shows the same beige and teal blue yarn mentioned above, in zig zag pattern. Two selvedges and two knotted fringe ends....View Full Record
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Shawl 86.2.57b
Shawl in cotton multicolored stripe with central panel showing cream background with diamond shapes in rows. Old records note that this shawl is Syrian. Shawl is made up of three panels. The two outer panels are identical. They have vertical stripes in yellow, rose, green, cream, navy and black threads in warp. Weft threads are black. Central panel is cream cotton with black and green stripe running assymetrically along length of fabric. Inlaid threads across weft create mulicolored diamonds in rows. Machine stitching used to join pieces and shorten one length to fit. Striped border at each end. Matches artifact no 86.2.57a - a shirt...View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.263
Beige cotton yardage with vertical stripes in blue and burgundy. Danish medallion triangular motifs woven between colored stripes. Plain weave . Both selvedges; open on both ends....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.265
Burgundy furnishing fabric with textured design of interlocking zigzag gimp. Plain weave cotton warp and weft....View Full Record
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