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Book 85.5.447G Weavemaster Pattern Draft and Weaving Recipe Book
Book of patterns. Used to create the six green and white samples of Color and Weave effect....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.73a, b, c
Small sample in off-white and grey yarns woven in geometric Swedish crackle weave. Warp is natural cotton and pattern fill is gray linen. Letter and draft comprise b and c and relate to this woven sample by Margaret Lawrence. All three parts are housed in an acid-free sleeve. The letter is addressed to Berta Frey and describes a workshop given by Malin Selander, presumably the workshop from which this sample came....View Full Record
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sampler 85.5.438
Rectangular sampler. Orange and black point twill "rosepath". One edge has masking tape "finishing" the other has self fringe. One section has a lighter shade of orange. Possibly cotton....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.74A-C
Three sewed-together samples of Theo Moorman technique. a) beige and off-white background with four distinct design areas. One is blues and oranges, next is greens and truquoise, next is roses and greens, next is browns and greens. Warp is white cotton or synthetic, untwisted along with beige hemp fiber of boucle twists. Pattern warp threads are varied textured yarns. b) Off-white and gray background to bright pink/coral central circular motif. Grey forms rectangular background to pink circle. Thick pink cotton yarn is wrapped with silver metallic thread. c) Background of off-white and black threads with central desing motif of bright pink/coral thick yarn wrapped with silver metallic thread. Intentional circular opening in middle of pink woven with three vertical line of black and off-white warp yarn spanning the opening....View Full Record
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placemat 85.5.367
Placemat - Orange, green, brown, gold and tan, stripes. Multishaft. Hemmed. Weave structure: point twill variations. Multi harness. Warp is carpet and others (stripes). Weft is corn husks....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.365
Sampler - brown, tan, and yellow cotton twill stripes with fringe on both ends. Weave: Twill Warp: 8/4 carpet warp, yellow, tan, brown. Weft: 8/4 carpet warp, brown and tan....View Full Record
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Hanging 92.2.81
Large wall hanging in orange and off white. Consistent pattern overall of irregular groupings of rectangles. Rectangles are woven in natural cotton wrapped in silver metallic thread. Warp is orange cotton, repeated in the weft. Maker's label: Hand Woven / by / Lucille Landis / Old Greenwich, Conn."...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.1.109a
Table runner woven of off white and metallic "gold" threads in overshot weave forming a very subtle pattern of ovals and crosses in rows. Finished fringes at either end, two selvedges. Warp threads are gold-wrapped offshite yarn - possibly cotton or synthetic. Weft threads include warp plus beige rayon. Paper tag says in blue print: "SOCIETY OF CONNECTICUT CRAFTSMEN / function / material / design / 1935." Handwritten in ink on tag is "Lucille Landis / 5 / NFS."...View Full Record
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Hanging 93.1.112
Wall hanging, almost square. Geometric design of horizontal and vertical bands of color. Colors are blue, grey, black, off-white, silver and pink. Two selvedges and two hem pockets. Warp of natural fine cotton and black cotton yarns. Weft of cotton/rayon and silver metallic wrapping. Grey hanging rope, rod in upper pocket, brass screw eyes....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.1.120
Rectangular table mat with light brown background. Geometric pattern with deep yellow, bold and irregular cross. Scattered rectangles of orange, chartreuse and pink. Zig zag/dot border design in deep yellow. Warp is brown hemp and weft is wool in various colors. Two selvedges and two fringed ends. Small fishing lure pins across one fringed end....View Full Record
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