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Sample, woven 85.5.80e
Sample/fragment of fabric - Pre-Inca Peruvian, Chancay period. Black and brown colors with triangular motif. Narrow piece attached by crude sewing. There appears to be a "loom cord" along one side. Design is inlaid with floats between the figures on the back. Plain weave with inlay. Warp is cotton, appears to be black. Weft is the same plus natural brown....View Full Record
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Hanging 85.5.83
Wall Hanging - Rag rug in a dogsled scene worked by hooking on canvas, probably with strips of stockings. Dogs are made of fur. Made at Grenfell Mission, N. Canada....View Full Record
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Towel, Dish 85.5.85
Dish towel - Faded red and white, linen damask, antique....View Full Record
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Sample 85.5.87
Sample - aqua blue and cream, geometric pattern, plain weave....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.5.88
Fabric sample - multicolored striped designs. (green, red, yellow, pink, purple, black) Weave: Weft faced with design pick-up. Plain weave. Warp: Cotton, natural, fine. Weft: cotton, many colors....View Full Record
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Runner 85.5.89
Runner - blue and white overshot weave. Tagged reads, "Note the many mistakes in threading. How many can you find?" Hemmed on both ends. Warp and weft: cotton, white. Pattern weft: cotton, blue, heavier than warp....View Full Record
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Towel, Dish 85.5.90
Linens - Natural linen with narrow hem, handwoven, (observe selvedges). Weave: point twill and M's and O's. Warp: Linen, singles, extremely fine, natural. Weft: Linen, singles, fine, but heavier than the warp....View Full Record
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Apron 85.5.91
Doll's apron; Natural linen with green, red and black overshot. Drawstring ties of red and green braided floss. This apron is the inspiration for Marjorie Ruth Ross' sampler aprons. Weave: overshot Warp: linen, natural Weft: linen, natural. Pattern weft: floss, red, green, black....View Full Record
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Band, woven 85.5.92
Band, woven- brown, green, tan and orange warp. Weave: card weaving. Warp: cotton, floss and 10/2 merc. cotton. Weft: cotton, 10/2 brown ...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.5.80a
Sample/fragment of fabric - Pre-Inca Peruvian. Design has a typical Peruvian cat, red and gold as it is now, Chancay period, Peru. Plain weave with inlay. Warp is cotton, natural. Weft is the same....View Full Record
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