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Sampler 92.2.63
Short, wide piece of oranges, yellow and chartreuse double weave with Leno rows. Two selvedges and two unfinished fringe ends....View Full Record
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Sampler 92.2.64
Sampler; predominantly orange and yellow with some beige and chartreuse yarns. Double weave with horizontal rows of leno spanning width of sampler. Two selvedges; unfinished warp ends. Header remains. Warp threads are deep yellow cotton floss and light yellow two ply cotton, S twist. Weft threads are varying cotton yarns, some of which are boucle. Orange yarn in warp appears to be synthetic....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.65
Sample in natural cotton in double weave with leno. Five-pointed star with sequins and beads on field of leno rows. Paper tag inscribed: "Hold up for light to shine through."...View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.66
Rectangular turquoise sample in aqua and turquoise. Overall design shows vertical split between right and left blocks with alternating horizontal bands of leno weave and space woven threads. Two selvedges and two hemmed ends. Paper tag with handweritten incription noting materials and weave used. ...View Full Record
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Sampler 92.2.69
Rectangular sample mounted on card. Yellow and russet yarns in double weave with Leno. Leno and spaced weave create horizontal bands of design spanning full width of piece. Warp threads a mixture of yellow, orange, russet and brown. All but brown is cotton 2 ply S twist. Brown is hemp or hemp/cotton blend singles....View Full Record
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Sampler 92.2.70
Long, narrow sampler in natural, chartreuse and aqua. Double weave with leno. Assorted design motifs include an elongated diamond, rectangular bands, and horizontal rows of leno twists. Some fiberglass yarns, untwisted, in weft. Two selvedges and two raw cut ends after tight header and footers. Label says: Warp 107 / Double Weave / Part of left-over warp."...View Full Record
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Rug 93.1.146
Rya rug done in deep royal blue, mauves and beige. Undulating lines of color echo an 12-harness undulating twill weave. Rya knots are made of colored wool yarn. Warp is natural brown coarse linen. Weft is woven with a hemp/animal hair yarn. Knotted yarn is wool. Woven by Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 01.5.45
Strip of fabric with bands of geometric patterns in natural, red, turquoise, light moss green and light copper; linen and cotton....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 01.5.64B
Sample of fine wool cloth with exquisite tambour work, beige with large flowers and bird in reds and blues. Fine wool twill (mended with cotton) with cotton embroidery, Tagged, "Queen Anne" England....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 01.5.65A
Sample of silk gauze weave fabric, natural color printed with floral medalions and soft stripes in light water blue, pinks, reds. French, circa 1850. Small bands of twill weave near selvedge....View Full Record
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