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runner, table 86.4.306
Runner, white with plain and figured blue stripes. Figured stripes depict animals (cats?) and trees....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 86.4.151
Fabric sample - camel and natural cotton color with geometric pattern in camel and brown wool warp in double weave. Commercial, made in Holland....View Full Record
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Bag 86.4.160
Part of a bag - figured warp stripe (diamond patterns) in ecru, blue, red, pink, brown, orange, yellow, black and natural wool. "Handle" attached to one side is handwoven narrow band in several colors. One side (warp) is bound with card woven narrow band in orange, green, natural wool. Weave structure is plain weave and ? (further analysis needed), tapestry....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 86.4.173a-b
Tablecloth and runner. Natural linen lace weave in overall squares design, alternating two blocks into a design pattern. Both are hemmed. Bronson lace weave structure. Warp and weft are both natural linen. 4 shaft....View Full Record
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Purse 87.4.3
Purse - Natural with light green pattern and two green snaps. Lined with linen. Reference: A Handweaver's Pattern Book by Marguerite P. Davison. p. 132. Weave: Honeysuckle, Overshot. Warp: cotton, natural Weft: fine pearl cotton Pattern weft: light green....View Full Record
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Rug 89.2.1
Rug - Aubuson Rug, made in France, #246, 394, letters OD?1,40? wrapped into paper marked E.B. Kindisi, 242-West 20th St. March 1964. Oval center with pink flowers, Green border with red/pink flowers....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.82
Fabric sample - natural wool and natural cotton warp forming a spot pattern on brown weft backgound. Reversible? Weave: appears to be weft-faced twill with supplementary warp. Warp: Cotton, natural; wool, natural supplementary. Weft: wool, mink brown....View Full Record
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Rug 85.4.310
Woven Rug/Tapestry - pink and multicolor wool rug with large birds and human figures. Woven by children in Harraniya, outside Cairo, Egypt. Tapestry rug depicts five large birds in dense grass, a child rides the back of the center bird. Background hues are pale blue, pale chartreuse, and deep brown. Tapestry has wool weft on linen warp. Old exhibit label with rug says "small tapestry beaters tightly pushed each segment of weave ito the intended spot. The hanging has not been steamed to lay flat, a possible indication of the fact that it is an older piece as more recently woven pieces from El Harraniyeh appear flat."...View Full Record
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blanket 85.4.316
Blanket, red, blue, black and tan wool twill plaid with fringe. Twill weave with a mixed warp, striped mixed fibers. Same is true for the weft....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.150
Fabric sample or placemat - Natural background with rose "v" pattern. the reverse is pink with natural "v" pattern. Fringed on four sides. Supplementary warp in rose colored rayon and cotton and natural colored linen. Plain weave with supplementary warp on second beam. Could be a 2 shuttle weave with pattern in three materials of cotton, rayon and linen....View Full Record
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