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Yardage 99.10.13
Length of fabric predominantly deep gold. Warp threads throughout are fine black thread. Weft is gold wool, borders at either end are green, blue, black and brown stripes. Loosley woven. Accession register and donation form note that this pieces was made in Greece....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 99.10.12
Large table runner in purple, pink and grey linen. Warp and weft colors blend to create irregular rectangles in field with narrow borders on four sides. ...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 99.10.11
Table runner or hemmed sample in stripes of black, blue, purple and yellow. Black warp(?) runs through all other colors. Machine woven and stitched....View Full Record
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Jacket 97.10.1
A man's beige tweed sport jacket woven in point twill. Tweed colors are overall beige with accents of cream, russet, yellow and turquoise. Wide lapel with buttonhole for boutonniere in left lapel, two front closure buttons, top-stitched patch pockets with lappets, four buttons at cuff slit, greenish-grey synthetic fabric (rayon?) lining....View Full Record
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Sample 99.10.9
Boundweave sample in stripes of burgundy, black, blue, deep pink and green. All stripes have a double pin line of white through length. Warp of linen, wefts are wool. Two selvedges and two raw edges reinforced with glue. Accession information notes this as "handwoven in Poland"...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 95.15.3
Coverlet fragment, L shaped. Blue and white. Double cloth, jacquard weave. Pattern features birds, leaves, flowers. Warp is wool and cotton. Weft is wool and cotton....View Full Record
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coverlet 95.15.11
Coverlet - Full size . Navy blue and natural cream color. Catalog card notes that it is readily identifiable as "Indian War" by half-circle around corner crosses. Attached fringe on sides, warp finge at bottom, hemmed at top. Overshot weave. Diamond and Table. Pattern Name: "Indian War" or "Rose of Sharon" Warp: cotton(?) natural. Weft: cotton, finer than warp, natural color Pattern Weft: wool, dark indigo blue. Comments on catalog card, "It could also be classified as a wheel and table with part of wheel eliminated in drafting, resulting in an x at the corners of the table instead of a full circle." Reference - Atwater, Shuttle Craft book, Draft #22. Slide - HGA slide kit "coverlets" #13. Documentation by Betty Terlouw. Draft available....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 95.15.1
Fragment of a coverlet. Blue and natural colored with a diagonal plaid and patterns. Overshot weave, sunrise and table pattern. Warp is natural cotton, weft is also natural cotton. Weft pattern is wool, light indigo blue. References: HGA (handweaving guild of America) slide kit "coverlets #61". Atwater, Shuttlecraft book....View Full Record
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Yardage 99.10.10
Heavy linen yardage in stripes of brown, black, purpole and light brown. Broken twill. Hand-lettered paper label says: "Finland - / Handwoven / Linen / 2 yds. long" Two selvedges and two raw ends....View Full Record
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Coverlet 07.2.1
Jacquard woven coverlet in rusty red, navy blue, royal blue and natural white wool. Floral motifs in blocks along horizontal bands. Bands alternate red/blue/red/blue. Three fringe edges and one hemmed edge. Star border along three fringed edges. Signature block reads: BENJN/ANGSTAD/LEWIS/BURG/PENN/1840" ...View Full Record
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