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Sample 93.5.272
Rectangular sample mounted on card of various weaves: mock Leno, plain weave, and Bronson lace. Natural cotton warp and weft. IThe selvedge border is tightly set and tightly beaten. The plain weave areas are more open. The "windows" of the lace are correct. It is not clear how this could have been accomplished, and no special denting is evident; poorly beaten. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Sample 85.1.135b
Fabric sample; olive green cotton undulating twill. All 4 ends are raw or cut....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.339
Off white table runer with yellow, orange and green borders. Plain weave. Warp and weft in white cotton with mercerized Spanish lace inlay. Inlay colors are yellow, buttercup, coral and 2 greens. Handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Yardage 93.5.279a,b
Two large pieces of upholstery yardage, rep in pinkish beige and brown pattern of "L" shaped chunky blocks and squarew in positive and negative pattern. Warp threads are six-strand floss. Weft threads are four ply cotton cord. Each piece has a large segment cut out. Ink inscription on number tag reads: "This piece from upholstery yardage. Design drawn from a John Landes layout in a mary Atwater publication."...View Full Record
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Yardage 87.6.152
Woven suiting yardage in natural color warp and camel color weft with blue stripe along one end. Twill in wool fibers. Weft fiber is thinner than that of warp. Two selvedges. Unfinished at both ends....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.155a
Fabric samples; diamond figure twill with warp stripes and color effects in shades of maroon, gold, and purple cotton. Label indicates "a-c", but "c" is missing...View Full Record
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Handkerchief 93.5.167
Plain weave cream colored silk warp and weft. Leno lacy weave edge, 1 cm showing pattern of long rectangles on one end only. The opposite end has 2 rows of leno....View Full Record
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Antimacassar 93.5.166
Plain weave with warp and weft in light beige silk. Wide band at bottom with floral and scroll motif in Leno weave. Two selvedges and two handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.96
Small white rectangular hanging with some "gold" and "silver" metallic threads. Fiberglass in warp and weft with a variety of synthetic yarns in weft in varying thicknesses. Sampler of varying weaves in horizontal bands. Plain weave with exception of three bands of lacey weaves....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.472b
Woven sample in dusty pink and light turquoise; alternating blocks of Bronson Lace and plain weave in turquoise and pink cotton and rayon in a fine boucle. Blocks are separated by warp and weft plain weave of black and white novelty yarn. 2 selvedges; one machine-stitched end and one open end...View Full Record
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