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Yardage 86.1.267
Brown and beige geometric striped furnishing fabric. Warp and weft are both woven with brown and beige cotton. Twill variation with warp stripe. Two selvedges, two raw edges. Strip cut away from one end....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.269a-c
Overall deep turquoise sample in irregular shape. Deep turquoise ribbon in warp and weft with tiny threads in pink, purple, off white, brown, green and turquoise yarns, some of which are boucle. Rosepath weave. Attached to large sample are two coordinating fabrics: brown velour sample and blue and black raised nap sample....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.320
Overall beige fabric with grid of yellow bands outlined in gold colored yarn. Mix of shiny synthetics and cotton. Warp consists of yellow, gold colored, off white and extremely pearly off white yarns in varying plys and twists. Weft is same. Yellow yarn is boucle. Weaves are plain weave and twill with yellow textured bands inlaid. Ink inscription on number tag notes that the original tag read: N.Y. 39"...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 86.2.64a-c
Three peices of fabric - turquoise blue brocade with floral pattern. "excellent Mill Made in Hong Kong" is woven along selvedge. One peice is triangle shaped, the other two are rectangular....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.572
Long sampler of various rya? "patches." First patch is blue, mauve, rose, black and beige. Remaining three patches are shades of yellow and "gold." Patches are spaced out along warp with cardboard spacers....View Full Record
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Apron 85.5.73
Sampler apron - Dark blue with horizontal,patterned stripes in coral, greens, and grey. Apron ties of weft strands, inlayed into three sets of pattern sheds, then shirred, then ends are braided. Weave: Honeysuckle, Overshot Warp: Cotton, 20/2 navy. Weft: Same Pattern Weft: cotton, 5/2 and novelties....View Full Record
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Apron 85.5.74
Sampler apron - Dark blue with horizontal, patterned stripes in gold, blue, greens, orange and tan. Apron ties of weft strands, inlayed into 3 sets of pattern sheds, then shirred - ends are braided. Weave: Honeysuckle, Overshot Warp: cotton, 20/2, Navy blue. Weft: same. Pattern weft: Novelty with metallics, floss, perle cottons in many colors....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.75 Color Blanket
Sampler - color blanket, blue and maroon wool. Weave: Twill, 6 threadings Warp and weft: wool, Briggs and Little, Canada, multi-colored. See "notes" tab for details about this wool/object....View Full Record
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sample 86.2.74
Fabric sample. Natural lace in ribbon with handmade cotton rings in flower. Two pieces joined at center....View Full Record
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Letter 85.5.78b
Envelope and letter about coca bag from Bolivia....View Full Record
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