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Sample 03.1.142(1)
Rectangular mat of blue, pink, purple, and white. Plain weave with perhaps an overshot threading. Pattern of irregular, triangular-like lines and shapes. Warp in cotton; weft in cotton and pattern in wool. Two selvedges, two handsewn ends. Tag reads: "Warp 125 / 2' 64"...View Full Record
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Sample 03.1.142(2)
Rectangular mat in orange, brown, yellow, green, and white. Plain weave with perhaps an overshot threading. Warp in cotton; weft in cotton and pattern in wool. Pattern of irregular, triangular-like lines and shapes. Reverse side unfinished with yarn ends showing. Two selvedges, two handsewn ends....View Full Record
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Sample 03.1.144a
Summer/Winter sample in many colors, predominantly green. 7 Bands of different design and color, each labled with a tiny tag. Cotton warp and multiple yarns used for weft. Two selvedges, two finished hems, once of which is glued. Same warp as 03.1.144b...View Full Record
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Sample 03.1.144b
Summer/Winter pattern in green, brown, and gold. Cotton warp, wool weft. Two selvedges and two finished hems; one has a 2 inch fringe, the other is glued. Same warp as 03.1.144a...View Full Record
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Sample 03.1.145a
Double weave sample in orange. Cotton warp and weft. Two selvedges, two finished hems....View Full Record
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Sample 03.1.145b
Double weave sample in orange. Cotton warp and weft. Two selvedges and two machine sewn finished hems....View Full Record
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Sample 03.1.146
Log cabin sample in rust and natural. Abstract zig-zag line pattern. Warp and weft are cotton. Two selvedges, two finished hems....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 03.1.147
Large table runner; predominant colors are orange, yellow and green. Double weave structure with irregular twill checks and horizontal bands of leno weave. Warp threads varied; include cotton floss, cotton boucle, and fine s-twist cotton yarn. Weft includes the same yarns plus an occasional heavier wool yarn in varying colors. Occasional bands of deep turquoise. Paper tag with handwritten description reads: "Heavy yarns; / Linen boucle / 6 strand floss / Thin yarn; / 20/2 yellow..." Makers tag sewn on corner reads: "Hand Woven / by / Lucille Landis / Old Greenwich, Conn." Original catalog states: Companion piece to a hanging made for display at the World Fair in N.Y.C, 1965....View Full Record
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Cover, Cushion 92.2.50
Partially completed cushion cover. Made from short length of fabric woven of multicolored woolen yarns, plied with black threads as well as black cotton two ply threads. Long knotted fringe at bottom. Unfinished seam across top. Original catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov. Two selvedges, one cut edge reinforced with zigzag stitch, and one fringed edge. Woolen yarns are of varying thicknesses, but all are plied with black thread. Colors include blues, pinks, yellows, orange, greens, beige, brown and black and white....View Full Record
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Yardage 92.2.53
Large piece of yardage, predominantly purple and yellow. Touches of browns, black and reddish-purple interspersed. Overall plaid-like pattern. Original card notes maker as Klara Cehrepov. Yarns are thick woolens with the exception of the yellow which is a thin thread boucle and is possibly cotton. Two selvedges, one cut end is reinforced. One end fringed....View Full Record
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