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Bookmark 93.5.252
Bookmark of white cotton warp and fill or weft of blue mercerized cotton (?) and cotton stripes in black, green, yellow, pink, dusty rose, mauve, purple, wedgewood, royal, turquoise, light blue, and orange. Knotted ends. White center ornamentation....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 85.4.314C
Yardage - twill, blanket weight. Overall gold/yellow, with thin stripes of cream, metallic gold and olive threads. Unhemmed ends, two selvedges. ...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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Yardage 93.5.280
Woven yardage in light blue and slate blue wool; plain basketweave and point twill pattern. 2 beautiful selvedges; no threading errors. Knotted fringe on one end; other end is open cut....View Full Record
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Sample 85.4.68
Fabric Sample - natural colored cotton, textured check pattern....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.235
Large runner in bands of light peach, green and yellow on cream background. Warp threads are cream-colored wool, and weft threads are same plus the peach, green and yellow. The colors form a design of large and small twill blocks following a sequence that forms bands at borders and long blocks in center. Two selvedges and two handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Hanging 85.4.7
Pictoral design - woven, depicts Grazing horses in blue/black and natural. Hem in both layers top and bottom, stitched together. Weave is double weave, hand pickup. Warp 1 is linen, natural and half black. Warp 2 is linen - blend of colors randomly placed, light and dark purple, blue, brown, turquoise, black. Weft 1 is natural grey linen. Warp 2 is green linen....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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