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Sample 93.5.311
Black and deep red overshot sample mounted on card. Warp is fine black, two ply S twist woolen yarn. Tabby weft is fine red, two ply S twist woolen yarn. Pattern weft is thick black boucle. All edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.310
Black and red sample of Overshot Weave mounted on card. Warp threads are black two ply S twist wool; tabby threads are red two ply S twist wool; pattern weft are two ply S twist wool. One selvedge and three raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.309
Small sample mounted on card of black and red overshot, traditional pattern. Warp threads are black singles, S twist. Tabby weft are red singles S twist in a slightly shiny man made yarn. Pattern weft threads are same as warp threads. One selvedge and four raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.307
Red, white and blue overshot sampler mounted on card. Red and white area shows diamond pattern. Blue and white area shows chevron pattern, much like flamestitch needlepoint. It has two shades of blue teamed with white.Two selvedges and two fringed edges. Warp and tabby weft is white linen, fine gauge, two ply S twist. Pattern weft in red and blue is cotton, two ply, S twist. ...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.306
Small sample showing two versions of the same overshot pattern, one in fine dark green yarn and the other in heavier, light green yarn. Both on plain weave background of ecru linen. Warp and tabby weft threads are two ply S twist linen. Pattern weft threads in light green sample "b" is three ply S twist wool. Pattern weft in dark green sample "a" is two ply S twist cotton. One selvedge, remaining edges are raw cut, one being fringed....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.305
Light green and off white sample in green overshot "Wheels and Table." Warp is beigne mercerized cotton, 10/2 and weft of same with pattern weft in light green shiny synthetic yarn. Sett: 22 epi....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.304a,b
Two small yellow, blue and white samples of overshot weave creating diamond pattern, mounted on card. Warp and tabby is pearl cotton, two ply S twist. Weft is yellow and teal blue heavy cotton, creating diamond pattern. One selvedge on each, remaining edges are cut with some machine stitch reinforcement. Handwritten in ink on mounting card: "Kindwall."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.342
Small rectagular sample in off white cotton. Decorative design of rectangles and lines in Bronson lace. Natural-colored cotton warp and weft. Unfinished ends....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.269
Small sample of a deep red and a deep blue decorative motif on natural colored cotton background. Mounted on card. Two decorative motifs are identical in shape to one another. They are woven onto a background of lacy leno weave with a plain weave border all around. Two selvedges and two hemstitched, fringed edges. Ink inscription on care reads: "Adaptation f old Peruvian weave." ...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.237
Brown table runner with plain center and brown decorative borders at either end. Brown cotton warp and weft with plain weave hem, twill body, and finger-controlled supplemental weft in darker brown boutonne technique. Handfinished hems....View Full Record
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