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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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Mat, Table 93.5.284
Orange, brown and rose table mat. Center field is orange and border bands at either side are brown, orange and rose. Warp and weft of orange floss. Decorative weft includes brown chenille, light tan and rose cotton threads and copper colored metallic thread. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hems....View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.40
Fabric Samples (5) - Saran Furnishing fabrics on black warp. Basket weave....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.120
Predominantly grey cloth fragment, irregularly cut. All yarns are wool, singles, S twist. Warp is grey, black, mauve, light mauve, light blue and light grey. Colors are grouped to create check pattern where checks are outline with black lines in weft and clustered lines of black, mauve, blue and grey. Fabric has look and feel of machine woven and fulled fabric. One selvedge and remaining six edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.124
Large rectangle of brown twill weave fabric. Vertical stripes of dark brown alternating with light brown stripes. Colored slubs in yellow, green, orange, turquoise and grey. Warp threads are off white, light brown and dark brown wool singles, S twist, grouped to created vertical color stripes. Off white and light brown combine to make light brown vertical stripes. Weft threads are of same light brown yarn found in warp. Two selvedges, one fringe edge and one raw cut edge....View Full Record
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Notebook 85.5.553
Notepad, small with yellow cover and gold embossed letters "Marjory [sic] Ross". Blank inside....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.261
Small white fiberglass sample mounted on card. Gold colored metallic detailing; plain weave with band of Spanish Lace. Both warp and weft are fiberglass. Two selvedges and two fringe edges. Fringed edges are reinforced with machine stitching....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.259
Mini pile rug showing red "F." on mottled black and white background. Twill weave. Two selvedges and two fringed edges of black cotton warp reinforced with machine stitching. Ink inscription on card reads: "Sister M. Lothane / Project 8 / Problem 1 Floss / rugs"....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.4.309
Small Dhurry table mat. Brown background with geometric design in rust, blue, green, yellow and white. Pattern is of crenellated diamonds with color field and central yellow cross. Warp Two selvedges and two fringed ends. Myra Young died pre 1982. It appears that Myra Young had given this item to another museum at an earlier date than the donation of it to this institution. The earlier museum number dates this item as pre 1923....View Full Record
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Hanging 92.2.67
Light aqua and dark turquoise double weave hanging woven by Lucille Landis. Front shows horizontal rows of leno, all consistent in size, in light aqua with dark turquoise boucle background. Two selvedges and two pocket hems. Warp is 20/2 six-strand alternating with 10/2 turquoise. 48 epi...View Full Record
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