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Poncho 93.1.125
Overall diamond-shaped poncho, predominantly deep rose with yarns of pink, deep rose, red, mauve, purple, and deep blue. Large tassel at peak of neck opening. Overall shape is rounded at bottom center. Old catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov. One side seam. Dart at shoulder. Cut edges have been reinforced with blanket stitch in boucle yarn....View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.127
Knee-length full skirt with soft, wide pleats in vertical stripes of brown, beige, russet and "silver" metallic in varying shades. "Gold" metallic threads also present. Yarns vary in thickness with some chenille and boucle. Dark brown synthetic fabric lining and side zipper closure. Maker's label sewn on reads: "cherepov ltd. / handwoven fabrics / greenwich - connecticut"...View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.128
Full knee-length skirt in vertical green stripes. Yarns are varied including green boucle, deep "gold" chenille, "silver" metallic and green metallic. Greens range from light to dark. Warp is fine black thread. Deep pleats from waistband, deep hem, bright green synthetic lining, side metal zipper closure with black metal hook at waistband. Maker's label says: "Cherepov ltd. / handwoven fabrics / Greenwich - Connecticut"...View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.129
Full-length blue hostess skirt. Color gradations from light to dark blue. Three large bands of leno weave near hem. Yarns are varied including coarse woolens to fine black thread, and a lot of boucle. Colors include light, medium and dark bllues, off-white and black. One wide box pleat at center front. Deep hem finished with hem tape, light blue synthetic lining, side zipper closure with black metal hook at waistband....View Full Record
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Skirt 93.1.130
Straight skirt predominantly black and fuschia. Color gradation shows fuschia at strongest in middle and gradates to black at hem and waistband. Secondary colors are red, mauve, and burgundy. High slit in back. Back zipper closure. Many darts to waistband which has a black metal hook closure. Leno weave bands in lower part of skirt. Black rayon lining. Old catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Hanging 93.1.133
Small wall hanging in color gradation of dark blue at bottom to light blue at top mixed with russet and yellow. Yarns are varied including boucle, cord, fine threads and one weft yarn is a blue synthetic plyed with "gold" metallic. Two selvedges and two hems. Typewritten label says: "Warp 70 Twill Variation/ Cherepov summer class"...View Full Record
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Yardage 93.1.136
Large section of multicolored yardage in yarns of varying plys and thicknesses. Weave structure may be double weave with lower warp of black threads and upper warp of colorful yarns, all in twill variations. Predominant colors are rose, rust, blue and green. Two selvedges, one fringe end and one reinforced cut end. Colorful yarns all appear to be handspun wool. Many are single ply and some are two ply, boucle or black-thread-wrapped. Original card notes maker as Klara Cherepov. It also notes this as a complex weave. Handwritten note, possibly from Klara Cherepov says: "Keep - use for advanced students / ... / KC drafting / British book"...View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.333
Sampler - orange, blue, brown, and yellow wool, stripes of crackle weave. Mounted on card with 85.5.332. Tagged with info about weave....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.73
Sample of Theo Moorman technique with strong yellow background. Design weft is purples, pinks and oranges with some black in varying textured yarns. Two parts to the piece; one is filled densely with with strong yellow for background, other shows more of the basic ground weave leaving a "gauzy" appearance. Paper tag has ink inscription, possibly Lucille Landis' hand: "Warp 262, 24 epi / 12 dent reed / 2 per dent / Threading 1,2,3,4 / ...l"...View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.72
Small sampler of Theo Moorman technique. Background of light brown with decorative lozenge motifs in brown, blues, and russet. Woven by Lucille Landis. Two selvedges and two ends secured by hand stitching. Warp is cotton threads in ablack and white, weft is buff cotton thead with emaining colors in wool and orange synthetic boucle yarn. Warp is 50/3 neutral, 50/3 black. epi: 40...View Full Record
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