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Sample 93.5.273
Rectangular sample of twill weave. Warp and weft threads ae the same orange cotton four ply floss. Appears to be a non-traditional treadling of a traditional threading striped in M's and O's Machine stitched along 1 side. 1 selvedge....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.264
Sample of a woven border. Designed so multicolored pattern weft forms Chevron pattern in the warp direction. Terra cotta cotton warp and weft with additional cotton floss in green, white, yellow, orange, and black. Gisela Cook's note: "is a duplicate BF number; incorrect object." Narrow selvedges on both sides have been pressed back to show a 2-inch piece. Cut on both ends....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.263
Small sample of blue and white cotton with bow-like clusters of weft threads. Blue and "gold" metallic ribbon inlaid. Warp is white cotton, weft fill is fine blue cotton. Second weft of heavier yarn in blue and blue/white blended yarns along with blue metallic and "gold" metallic ribbon. Inlaid yarns and ribbons are grouped in bundles of five, cinched in mid float by fine blue weft thread....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.258
Small lace sampler is made from unbleached natural cotton. Leno variations. Mounted on acid free card within protective sleeve....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.26A
Coverlet fragment - blue and natural, overshot weave, star, roses and table pattern. Draft attached to A. Warp: dark natural, hand-plied 2 ply cotton. Weft: same as warp Pattern Weft: wool, indigo blue and rose beige...View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.5.37
Sample of a baby blanket, matted and wrapped in plastic sleeve for York State Craftsmen Exhibit. Blue and ivory. Warp: wool. Filler: same. Weave: plain derivative....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.254
Small sampler in beige cotton with colorful bands running vertically through center. Natural colored cotton warp and weft with supplementary weft in three blues, two greens,one yellow, and one red in symmetrical geometric pattern. Pattern repeats are in blue only....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.272
Rectangular sample mounted on card of various weaves: mock Leno, plain weave, and Bronson lace. Natural cotton warp and weft. IThe selvedge border is tightly set and tightly beaten. The plain weave areas are more open. The "windows" of the lace are correct. It is not clear how this could have been accomplished, and no special denting is evident; poorly beaten. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.501
Fabric Sample - Taupe with dark red and brown stripe....View Full Record
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Bookmark 93.5.253
Bookmark made from white cotton warp and fill or weft of red wool with cotton(?) border stripes of white. blue, pink, orange, black, and brown. Machine stitched 3/8 inch from end of weave. Center portion of red, 2.2 inches long, contains symmetrical tapestry detail....View Full Record
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