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Sample 93.5.250
Sample, balanced, plain weave; two sides are selvedges and two are finely hemstitched. Natural cotton warp and weft. Sumac embroidery in geometric pattern in rust and green wool....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.25
Fragment of a shawl. Stripes of red, brown, grey and natural wool with a natural cotton weft. Warp fringe and added side fringe. Twill in dark stripe and in light stripe. Weave is warp faced plain weave with twill stripes. Warp: striped warp in red, brown, grey and natural wool. Weft is extremely fine cotton in natural color. ...View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.436
Sample - Cream and natural huck lace. Info attached....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.3.431
Sampler - Red twill striped. Eleven sections, all on red warp, each section has different colored weft: yellow, grey, rust, blue, green, red, black, gold, light grey and white. Printed tag reads "Woven by Wm. Whitaker and Sons, Inc. America's oldest Continuous Textile Mill" but it also has hand written note "Trial No. 5067. H Chain W381, B. Chain Solid. Picks 12 P.O.L."...View Full Record
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Yardage 93.5.279a,b
Two large pieces of upholstery yardage, rep in pinkish beige and brown pattern of "L" shaped chunky blocks and squarew in positive and negative pattern. Warp threads are six-strand floss. Weft threads are four ply cotton cord. Each piece has a large segment cut out. Ink inscription on number tag reads: "This piece from upholstery yardage. Design drawn from a John Landes layout in a mary Atwater publication."...View Full Record
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Sample 85.4.319
Sample - Multicolored squares within white stripes on grey background....View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.316
Sample - natural linen furnishing fabric, probably for casement, natural stripes. Corner is cut out....View Full Record
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Sample 85.4.71
Fabric sample - half bleached and nautral linen. Experimental weave, Summer and Winter. Tagged, "Birdseye background/Corded background." Because of the relationship of the finer weft threads to the warp the diamond (birdseye) pattern is not readily visible, only at a certain angle of the light does it appear. Woven with tie down sequence of 1, 2, 2, 1. Warp: linen, natural Weft: singles linen, half bleached finer than the warp...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.282
L-shaped double cloth sample in green, brown and rose horizontal bands. Warp is white cotton. Weft consists of three shades of green wool yarn, brown chenille, rose chenille and fine, dark green boucle. Underside is woven in off white cotton with gold colored metallic ribbon. Two selvedges and four raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 85.3.284
Two fabric samples - jute and white cotton furnishing fabrics (for casement). Leno lace weave....View Full Record
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