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Rope Inventory 1
Non-artifact. Short length of Egyptian reed roping. Given to HMAC from Rick Wolff and Jim Cody who received from friends Madam Serge Prokofiev and her sister Mrs. George Allan. Roping found during an excavation in the early 1930's....View Full Record
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Sample x2006.1.1
L-shaped sample, beige, tan and white, in honeycomb weave. Bleached white raffia in warp emphasizes honeycomb "lozenges." Weave is very open, set at apprx 8 epi. Warp has white raffia, beige ("grey") linen, and a two ply yarn of light tan bast fiber plied with thick and thin strand of white silk. Weft is beige ("grey") linen, single ply Z twist....View Full Record
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Sock 86.2.81a-b
Two boot liners - cream colored, muslin with cotton lining. Cut to shape in a very small size with a center seam. Fabric is sized. Possibly for ladies bound feet or children. Chinese....View Full Record
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slipper 86.2.3a-b
Embroidered slippers - Aqua blue and pale green silk brocade, with lavender, lined in natural cotton twill; leather soles with 1/8" heel rise; flower stamp in sole. Chinese. Small, probably for ladies bound feet....View Full Record
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mat, table 01.5.17
Gauze - natural color cotton with bands of ethnic designs (also in natural); patterns include lions, birds, and geometric shapes all repeated in bands; South American....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.475
Ecru linen lacy weave sample fragment. Lacy segments in the form of two "M"s and an "H". Unfinished at both ends. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 85.1.217c
Small sample of check fabric in white and beige. Fine silver colored metallic threads run between rows of checks. Off white heavy yarn is wool boucle. Beige yarn is finer ecru linen. "Silver" threads are flat. Commercial printed tag attached reads: "WM. WHITAKER & SONS, INC. / MANUFACTURERS / PHILADELPHIA "...View Full Record
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Yardage 85.1.70d
Large rectangle of deep blue fabric. Textured surface with grid of black and blue raised yarns. Two selvedges and two raw edges. Warp and weft of same blue and black synthetic yarns. Huck weave....View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.127
Knee-length full skirt with soft, wide pleats in vertical stripes of brown, beige, russet and "silver" metallic in varying shades. "Gold" metallic threads also present. Yarns vary in thickness with some chenille and boucle. Dark brown synthetic fabric lining and side zipper closure. Maker's label sewn on reads: "cherepov ltd. / handwoven fabrics / greenwich - connecticut"...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.5.80b
Sample/fragment of fabric - Pre-Inca Peruvian, Chancay period. Red and gold colors. Appears to be a selvedge at the bottom, but these textiles were woven with four selvedges. The inlay establishes the direction of weaving. Plain weave with tapestry and inlay. Warp is cotton, natural. Weft is the same with wool tapestry and wool inlay....View Full Record
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