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Sample, woven 00.21.3
Antique warp faced fabric swatch. Multicolored stripes - blue, cream, red, green, black. Half of it is all one piece, the other half is made up of 5 swatches pieced together. Attached note says "Note: in the unpieced area the reversal of stripe order from two centers.- 1. the Inkle type design stripe, 2. the Inkle type fine design stripe....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.10
Blanket fragment - medium weight; blue with narrower natural bands; handspun singles; plain weave. Handwritten tag reads, "Gift of Mrs. John Freund, Victor, NY."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.11
Squarish scrap of a blanket. Rich colors - red with blue stripes. Twill weave plaid. Tagged, "Blanket of two strips each 40" wide - no border pattern. Mrs. May Davis - Reed Rd. Bergen, N.Y." In different handwriting it also reads "Red is cochineal (tin mordant?) blue is indigo"...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.12b
Blanket fragment - Natural and indigo blue plaid; twill weave, medium weight, wool warp and weft; one selvedge. Tagged, "The two strips were sewn together as they are glued, note- pattern does not match. Gift of Miss Ruth Fowler, Rochester, NY". This documentation does not describe the fragment, but remains stapled as we received it. This blanket was woven by someone not expert in weaving - it has flaws in treadling, and irregular beating....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.13
Blanket fragment. Light brown with dark brown stripe. Twill weave. Wool. Medium weight blanket. Perfectly balanced twill....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.14
Weaving fragment. Fine plain weave. Tan colored with four crosstitched initials M P C S. One side is handrolled. Filling is singles. Tagged, "Woven by Martha Peters Comstock Town of Sweden, N.Y. (Grandmother of Mary Locke who was 94 in 1963) - She cannot guess what the "S" stands for - unless it is "sheet". Gift of Mrs. Wm Lack - to whom it was given to be used to wrap sore throats!" ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.15
Blanket fragment - natural color; lightweight wool; warp and weft are wool singles; plain weave. Tagged, "Gift of Ruth Finch, note irregularities more than one weaver?, different pull-in? different beat?"...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.16
Blanket fragment. Natural wool color. Medium-heavyweight blanket. Twill variation (broken twill) weave. Special selvedge. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Wm Reedy, Spencerport, N.Y." probably in Elizabeth Terlouw's handwriting. ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.18
Blanket fragment. Natural, indigo blue and madder red striped plaid. Wool. Medium weight blanket. Twill weave. One selvedge. One hand-rolled edge. Tagged, "When acquired the two strips were swen together with the borders next to each other down the middle." In a different handwriting, it reads, "Border on bottom of this strip was up one side and across one end of each strip." ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.21
Blanket fragment - similar to 00.26.20. Natural, tan, light blue and indigo blue wool; heavy weight; two-ply yarn, tightly spun; possibly Rosepath weave....View Full Record
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