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Sample 93.5.287a. b
Samples of Overshot weave. White cotton warp. Pattern weft in purple, rose and rust wool. Samples are housed with white file folder that contains handwritten information, such as "24 epi" and draft....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.285
Small multicolored rectangular sample with design of overlapping bands and rectangles. Fringed ends and two selvedges. Warp threads in orange/deep orange, beige/brown, light blue/deep blue, mauve/plum, yellow/green and tan/brown combinations. All two ply S twist mercerized cotton. Weft threads in deep blue, orange and beige two ply mercerized cotton. Geometric design reminiscent of Bauhaus weaving design such as that by Guta Stozl, and of provincial cubist "design" by painters of the period such as Charles Scheeler....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.283
Rectagular Overshot sample with off white background and purple cotton pine tree-like pattern. Warp and tabby weft in off white cotton. Pattern weft in purple cotton floss. Overshot bands in purple in pine tree-like pattern. Two selvedges and two overcast cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.277
Rectangular sample mounted on card of plain weave with inlay. Ecru linen warp and weft with pattern weft of heavier linen and metallic thread. Inlay creates Empire State building-like silhouette in center. Two selvedges. Notes on card read: "Interesting inlay pattern in that the heavy linen is inlaid part way and brought out to the surface, 2 tabby shots, and the heavy linen is laid in a little further and brought out again. This is repeated across the width and the heavy linen is returned the same way. The metallic gimp is inlaid in the same manner." Machine stitched at both warp ends....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.340
White cotton table mat woven in plain weave with, with decorative bands of Leno weave and Danish medallion along both hemmed sides. Could be a napkin....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.276a, b, c
Three rectangular samples of twill weave. Warp and weft are white spun rayon and cotton. Draft and treadling order included with samples. Treadling order creates horizontal stripes of textured design. [Lynda's note: I think these are vertical stripes] . ppi = 24; epi = 30. 4 shaft twill structure....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.274a,b
Two small twill samples; brown overall with multicolored threads running through. Mounted on card. Warp threads are brown, blue, aqua, peach, plum, green and buff cotton floss. Weft is beige cotton two ply S twist yarn om sample "a" and brown cotton floss in sample "b"....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.341
Small green cloth fragment which appears to be a table runner fragment. Warp and weft in same medium green cotton floss. Twill variations create pattern of vertical striped bamds amd squares. Fringed and hemstitched on one end, two selvedges, one raw cut end....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.330
Rectangular sample of overshot in rust and purple and off white threads. Two selvedge ends, one cut end and one hemmed end. Weft is purple silk and off white synthetic....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.301
Small sample of overshot weave with white linen warp and tabby weft and teal blue wool pattern weft. Pattern shows paired vertical lines and paired rows of dashes. Warp is either boiled or bleached two ply S twist fine linen. The patter weft is three ply wool. All edges are cut. Two cut edges have machine stitch reinforcement....View Full Record
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