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Sample 03.4.10
Small square sample of very heavy rya in pink, black,, white, and "turquioise" (blue and green mixed). Backing fabric is light brown. Warp is white cotton with knotted fringe and wefts are all wool. Maker noted on old catalog card as Josephine Parsons....View Full Record
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Sample 03.4.11
Small square sample of pick up with pickup sticks still in place. Colors are natural white cotton, two greens, dull red and "gold" metallic thread wound into one green yarn. Diamond motif in center achieved with pick up sticks. Pick up sticks are white. Two selvedges and two raw ends....View Full Record
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Sampler 03.4.4
Rectangular sampler, predominantly blue, pink and ivory with black, mauve, beige and rose. Plain weave and twill variations. Two selvedges, one raw but knotted and the other still has its heading. Warp is natural cotton and wefts are wool. Weft ends are loose. Colored horizonatl aband with some geometric patterns within band....View Full Record
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Sampler 03.4.5
Rectangular sampler, overall color is blue, with blues, greens, mauve, red and off white. Two selvedges and two raw ends, header is still present. Colors in horizontal bands Sampler shows plain weave and twill weave. Warp and weft yarns are wool. Some green weft in boucle. Ends have not been woven in but hang loose at sides....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 01.5.50B
Sample of French fabric from the late 17th or early 18th centruy. Green with beige and tan designs, Chinoise, pattern, damask, linen and silk....View Full Record
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Sample 03.4.7
Rectangular sample of boundweave predominantly rose and brownish gray with header of handspun multicolor singles yarn. Two selvedges, one finished hemstitched end with fringe. Warp is heavy linen. Weft is wool....View Full Record
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Sample 03.4.8
Rectangular length of natural white wool fabric with dark ecru linen weft threads that show in narrow horizontal stripes due to spacing in weft. Bound weave...View Full Record
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Sampler 03.4.9
Long reactangular sample, plaid other geometric designs. Overall colors change from section to section rust and green or rust, hot pink and blue or rust and blue. Two selvedges and two raw ends. Many loose ends from weft....View Full Record
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Skirt 04.2.1
Long, straight hostess skirt in yellow-to-brown color gradation. Long slit in back and irregular gathers at waistband. Metal zipper closure at center back with button and loop closure at waistband. Double weave with three large bands of leno weave near hem. Deep yellow cotton lining. Material was designed and woven by Klara Cherepov. Palmy Weigle purchased the material from Klara and made it into a dress....View Full Record
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Coverlet 07.2.1
Jacquard woven coverlet in rusty red, navy blue, royal blue and natural white wool. Floral motifs in blocks along horizontal bands. Bands alternate red/blue/red/blue. Three fringe edges and one hemmed edge. Star border along three fringed edges. Signature block reads: BENJN/ANGSTAD/LEWIS/BURG/PENN/1840" ...View Full Record
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