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Cloth Fragment 86.2.52
Upholstery fabric fragment, used. Edges show that the piece has been removed from furniture upholstery. Peach ground with damask scroll and leaf design woven with brocade design of scrolls, buds, bodas (paisley motif), blossoms and and leaves in cream, yellow, turquoise, burgu;ndy, blue, purple, rose and brass yellow. Threads of brass plied with black silk are woven into brocade design....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.447b-g
Bundle of small swatches of blue furnishing fabric in fancy twill. Diamond and zigzag pattern. Warp is dark blue shiny synthetic and weft is lighter blue cotton. All cut edges. Stored with black ink draft. Early analysis sheet cites: epi: 30; ppi: 28....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.2.51
Gold/chartreuse fabric in an irregular shape and size. Appears to be from a garment as there are snaps and seams. Parts are decorated with white glass beads in a floral motif....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 86.1.485
Off white linen table mat. Pattern of rectangles in Leno with some Huck lace. Two selvedges, two hems. Natural colored linen warp and weft. Mounted on acid-free cardboard. Ink inscription on card reads: "Philadelphia Guild / Study group. / Irma M. Parry / N. New & Mill Rd., / West Chester. Pa. (Huck leno)".."...View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.509
Tubular sample of double weave in beige and two shades of rose. Two selvedges, two fringed ends. Two sides interwoven along width at two points, creating one large, sealed pocket in center. Warp and weft threads are the same beign, light rose, and deep rose two ply S twist wool....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.510
Small cloth fragment in double weave "Finn Weave double pick up." Shows three rectangles, each with a bold four-petal floral motif in center. Rectangles are woven with color pairs in weft: green and beige, blue and light blue, green and pale turqoise. Warp is white and beige. Two selvedges, one cut edge, one fringed edge....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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Sampler 86.1.384
Color sampler in twill houndstooth and other variations. Warp sections are as follows: Section 1: purple, blue rose and black; Section 2: light grey, medium grey and black; Section 3; light green, dark green and gold; Section 4: brown. Weft threads are: brown, light blue, and salmon. No selvedges, one fringe edge, three raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.340B
This object consists of 3 nearly-identical samples in heavy grey, black, deep olive green, and white wool. Jean Penoyer and Sonja Wahl recorded: "found in Tidball's Surface Weaves. Complicated threading. 18 threads to the inch, ppi 24." Similar 3 in black and white tones. Rachel Maines noted that these were for furnishing fabric....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.345
White, brown and deep gray fragment in woolen yarns. Overall "dot and dash" appearance. Warp is white three ply S twist. Weft consists of grey and brown yarns. Grey yarn is wool plied with fine thread, possibly rayon. Brown yarn is a thick singles, Z twist. Two selvedges and two cut edges, one of which has machine stitched reinforcement....View Full Record
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