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Sample 93.5.302
Sample in overshot weave of off-white cotton warp and weft with pattern weft in white cotton. Mounted on acid-free card. Card includes a profile draft in black ink....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.323
Small fragment of yellowish green and brown overshot fabric seamed with beige fabric. Possibly a partial cushion cover. Warp and tabby weft on overshot fabric is a fine brown synthetic yarn and pattern weft is shiny green synthetic. Backing woven of same yarn as overshot weft....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.326
Long narrow multicolored sampler. Horizontal bands show overshot weaves in a variety of patterns and colores. Predominant colors are blue, mauve, purple, green, yellow and orange. Warp threads and binder weft are natrua ecru or "grey" linen, three ply S twist, fine weight. Pattern weft are varied in color and weight but are predominantly a heave wool-like two ply S twist synthetic, possbily acrylic....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.321
Small sample of taupe background with horizontal rows of overshot patterns. Top row of light green tree-like overshot pattern and bottom row of taupe bell-shapes in overshot. Two selvedges and two raw cut edges. Warp and tabby weft threads are taupe rayon singles. Pattern weft in light green singles S twist for "trees." "Bells" are woven with a thick taupe rayon strand of fiber wrapped with a fine, shiny, two ply taupe thread....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.328
Small sample of traditional overshot pattern. Warp and binding weft in boiled or bleached linen and pattern weft in rust colored cotton floss....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.318
Fragment of item, possible a table mat. Linen with warp in natural color with weft in natural color and pattern color of coral. One corner has been removed. Handstitched hem on one side. Ink inscription on number tag reads: Block weaves Crackle. ...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.329
Rectangular sample of Summer and Winter weave. Upper section has checkerboard pattern in overall pinkish grey and black. Bottom section had light blue and off white geometric pattern. Warp threads are white cotton two ply Z twist. Weft threads are varied. Light blue threads are pearl cotton two ply Z twist. Orange Z twist, blue Z twist are same size and used for tabby. Black and brown yarns are four ply knitting worsted....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.315
Grayish pink linen placemat with one hem side cut off. Open lacy weave, possibly mock Leno in design of open weave rectangles forming borders and central rectangle. One side has finished hem; other side is open.Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.314
Overshot sample of undulating twill. White cotton warp; light and dark green wool weft. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.313
Small sample mounted on card with lower half in orange and natural cotton Honeycomb weave and upper half in teal blue and natural cotton checkerboard overshot weave. The warp is two ply S twist natural cotton. In the orange and off white sample the weft consists of a fine orange cotton floss, not mercerized, and a heavy natural cotton yarn, two ply S twist. In the teal blue and off white sample the pattern weft is three ply S twist wool. Ink inscription on mounting card notes that the teal blue overshot sample is "drafted on opposites."...View Full Record
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