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Cloth Fragment 87.6.41a,b
Red and brown, twill weave woolen fragments. Three shades of red and brown yarns combine in color bands that overlap to create plaid effect. Old card notes: "8 harness"....View Full Record
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Sample 85.4.92
Sample - ecru and rose figured pattern. Mounted on card....View Full Record
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stocking 85.5.98
Stockings - pair of infant's brown cotton jersey stockings. Stated by M.R.Ross to be her own....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.183
Twill sampler in various shades of beige. All yarns are wool. Lightest beige is two ply S twist and the remaining yarns are singles, S twist. Samples are labeled, indicating there were once 36 samples, with four warp sections and nine weft sections along with four different tie ups. Labelling indicates that the first two weft sections have been cut away. Several sections in Warp "A" have also been cut out. Two selvedges and eight raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.216c-e
Black, off white and pinkish brown window pane check, probably a furnishing fabric. Plain weave. Epi and ppi: 18. Warp is 8/4 cotton and filling is same....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.1.370
Narrow white wall hanging with orange details. Synthetic-fiber white warp and weft resembling "Phentex" in overshot weave. Orange band of pattern weft in synthetic, bast-like fiber. White band of pattern weft in narrow cotton and remaining pattern weft in the Phentex-like yarn. Two selvages and two fringed ends....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 86.1.368
Coral colored strip of several table mats not separated after weaving. Natural colored linen warp with coral weft and borders of blue, purple, green, and brown in plain weave with orange overshot strip in center of colored lines. Treadling errors....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.327 b-g
A bundle of six rectangular samples in green with grey, beige and white and gold-colored metallic threads. One long sample and five small pieces. Multiple warp threads are two ply, Z twist cotton in white, beige and grey. Weft threads are green Z twist, three ply, probably rayon and gold-colored metallic thread plied with a shiny white thin thread. ...View Full Record
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Jacket 2005.1.2A
Jacket - Rust orange color and cream. Overshot weave in striped geometric pattern. Cotton. Unlined, but faced. v-neck, no buttons, set in sleeves. "Sampler of treadlings on "Honeysuckle" threading. Tabby warp and weft, 20/2 cotton; pattern weft, 8/2 cotton at 30 e.p.i. (27 e.p.i. would have been easier to balance.) simplicity pattern #6516 (1974). " - from photocopy in accession file. Photocopy is from one of two books by Drooker. Embroidering with the Loom, or Samplers You Can Use....View Full Record
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vest 2005.1.9
Cotton vest/sleeveless overshirt - cream with brown check pattern in center top to botton - monks belt and cross stitch. Plain weave with woven supplementary floats "monk belt" pattern, and embroidered cross stitch. 3/2 cotton. Sides have 11.5 inch slits up the side. Lined and hemmed....View Full Record
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