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Sample 86.2.135A-B
Two fabric samples: One large piece and one extra piece tacked to main fabric. 2 white sheer muslin pieces with raised whitework embroidery in satin stitch and French knots with rose and vine motif....View Full Record
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shirt 86.2.17
Shirt - short sleeve beige colored with two vertical embroidered bands on front done in yellow/mustard cross stitch. Natural crinkle cotton muslin....View Full Record
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lace 86.2.136
Two joined lace pieces. Shape of each is similar to a fleur de lis. Ecru color in net darning and whitework embroidery with elaborate borders. central morif in floral design on natural (cotton) square mesh. Hem stitched central border....View Full Record
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Doily 86.2.137
Doily, oval shaped. Natual cotton bobbin lace and whitework embroidery in floral motifs stitched together in overall medallion design; scalloped border with picots....View Full Record
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Scarf 86.2.15B
Yellow silk scarf with Shibori-dyed spots of indigo, green, pink,, and magenta. Shibori crimping has created pattern of puckers as well as color. Colors appear in dots overall, some in ovals. Silk threads are very fine, and weave is slightly gauzy. Old catalog card notes this scarf as Balinese....View Full Record
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Sash 86.2.36
Long, narrow silk scarf, probably machine woven. Striped in cream, pink and light blue. Stripes cross the width of the scarf and vary in thickness. Applied knotted silk fringe at both ends in same colors, although not an exact match. Two selvedges along length of scarf....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.332
Long narrow sampler in natural cotton warp with horizontal bands in burgundy and rose cotton weft. Ink inscription on number tag reads: BF 1136 Rosepath Sampler/ in 8/4 carpet warp - white / weft - pink and maroon 7 1/2" wide / 2 threadings / 90 treadings / 180 swatches / from BF project / of 110 / Treadlings - treadlings / noted to correspond with BF instructions....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.385b
Long narrow sample of pearly man made fibers in light tan and off white. Warp has varied yarns: cotton three ply, pearly white ribbon, pearly off white ribbon with overcast-like threads along eges, white boucle and off white boucle. Weft has light tan boucle. Two selvedges and two raw edges. Heavy blue three ply woolen yarn as spacing at one end....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.386c-n
Several samples in varying sizes stitched together. Overall appearance of thick cream colored wool with tiny specks of red and pearly white threads. Natural white, thick woolen yarn with tiny red and white threads and natural cotton boucle in weft. Fine white and colored threads in weft may be rayon or silk. Warp is fine natural cotton, four ply Z twist. Old card notes this weave is "Thick and Thin" Twill....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.420
Small green and white sample in overshot weave. Pattern of tiny diamond shapes and squares....View Full Record
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