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Mat, Table 85.5.523
Small square table mat in natural cotton. Weave structure (unknown) creates surface texture with diamond shapes alternating in rows. Fringed on all four sides. Tag on artifact reads: "The Loomcrofters/Gagetown - NB/ Canada/ Woven on a Hand Loom."...View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.537
Blue placemat with vertical bands of off-white and blue overshot motifs. Warp is natural two ply S twist cotton and weft in medium blue cotton. Two selvedges and two knotted fringe ends....View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.538
Small off white placemat with grouped inlay yarns in blue, orange and green. Inlay groups are placed at left lower and right upper quadrants. Inlay yarns extend from selvedges as fringe. Plain weave is varied with perodic shots of heaveir yarn creating ribbed effect. Two selvedge and two handstitched hem edges....View Full Record
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Yarn 85.5.54
Linen fibers, unspun. (from flax plant.) Old catalog card says it was wrapped in 1913 newspaper, but it is no longer wrapped. Now it is in archival paper....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.540
Sampler - yellow, rust, and black rug wool in stripes; braided warp fringe....View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 85.5.541
Ecru linen hand towel for guests. Plain weave overall. Pink bands at one end in weft create lacy and embroidery-like effects. Pink is cotton floss. Dark green in weft as inlay and leno weave strand. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hemmeds....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.5.542
Square white linen damask table mat. Fringes on all four sides. Central field shows floral design. Borders of gemoetric motifs on all four sides. Basketweave in some border lines....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.544
Green linen sampler for lacy weaves. Horizontal bands, and rectangles and ovals of various lacy weaves including leno and Bronson? Two selvedges and two fringed edges....View Full Record
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Lace Fragment 86.2.79a-d
4 fragments of lace edging in natural cotton whitework and needlemade lace with long scallops and picoted upper edge....View Full Record
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Yarmulke 86.2.80
Yarmulke crocheted in cream, brown and salmon pearl cotton. Alternating diamond shapes, spade shapes and Torah arks....View Full Record
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