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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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vest 86.2.17a
Child's vest. Blue velvet with gold metallic embroidery, in a floral vining pattern, around edges. Brown lining. From Turkey....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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cuff 86.2.138
Cuff. Net darning in natural cotton grape clusters and curlicues with scalloped gimp border on hexagonal net. Self-bound at top....View Full Record
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glove 86.2.16a,b
Womens gloves. Pink/peach color silk? with embroidered flower and leaves on back of hand. Lace ruffle around cuff is mostly pink/peach with small black and white stripe. Note on old catalog card says "French - 20th century"...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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Sample 86.1.340A
Six rectangular samples in greys, black, taupe and off-white. Constructed of heavy wool. Warp is off white. Weft shots have three yarn strands per shot. Jean Penoyer and Sonja Wahl recorded: "found in Tidball's Surface Weaves. Complicated threading. 18 threads to the inch, ppi 24." Similar 3 in grey tones." Rachel Maines noted that these were for furnishing fabric....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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Sample, wrapping 86.1.422B
Light green wool warp. Weft of white synthetic with pattern in overshot light rust, medium brown and darker brown wool. Both selvedges...View Full Record
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