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Runner, Table 85.5.124
Runner - Gold color with stylized long-tailed birds standing on columns, trees in\between, also small birds and geometric pattern borders. Hand embroidered and hand picked-up. Commercially Handwoven for Guatemalan tourist trade (?). Weave is plain weave with inlay. Warp: cotton, natural singles, handspun? Weft: cotton, gold. Pattern weft: multicolored. ...View Full Record
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Runner, table 85.5.125
Table runner - Bright primary colors. Rainbow of stripes with a diamond figure in center. Fringed ends. Weave uses tapestry techniques. Weft-face. Stri - Plain Weave. Warp: cotton, natural. Weft: Fine wool in many colors....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 93.5.213
Cardtable-sized table cloth. Off white linen with border bands in red, light blue, purple, medium blue, orange, peach, yellow and green. Border bands intersect at corners. Decorative circular medallion at each corner in overshot....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.212
Small linen table mat in Overshot pattern. Green medallions are lined up within border bands of orange and green, all on a beige background. Only medallions are overshot and rest is plain weave. Warp is ecru, green, and orange, as is the weft. Two finished hems and two selvedges....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.1A
Coverlet fragment - Indigo blue and white/natural. Overshot weave, Pattern is in Cross and Table category - woven as Indian War or Star of Sharon. Attached note reads, "Piece contains border pattern - is incorrectly woven for 1st block, the correctly woven block has been sewn on incorrect block folded under in order to show how block design goes into border." Cotton warp and weft; Wool pattern weft. A has lengthy note about the weaving....View Full Record
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Scarf 93.5.232
Scarf in pink and white plain weave with symmetrical leno stripes; wool; knotted fringe. Warp is white, weft is pink....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.263
Small sample of blue and white cotton with bow-like clusters of weft threads. Blue and "gold" metallic ribbon inlaid. Warp is white cotton, weft fill is fine blue cotton. Second weft of heavier yarn in blue and blue/white blended yarns along with blue metallic and "gold" metallic ribbon. Inlaid yarns and ribbons are grouped in bundles of five, cinched in mid float by fine blue weft thread....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.272
Rectangular sample mounted on card of various weaves: mock Leno, plain weave, and Bronson lace. Natural cotton warp and weft. IThe selvedge border is tightly set and tightly beaten. The plain weave areas are more open. The "windows" of the lace are correct. It is not clear how this could have been accomplished, and no special denting is evident; poorly beaten. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.4.12d-f
Fabric samples - brown, and white cotton shadow weave....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.273
Rectangular sample of twill weave. Warp and weft threads ae the same orange cotton four ply floss. Appears to be a non-traditional treadling of a traditional threading striped in M's and O's Machine stitched along 1 side. 1 selvedge....View Full Record
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