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Sample 93.5.75
Sample, overshot. Two-ply green, shiny synthetic warp and lighter green-tinged wool pattern weft. Mounted on card which includes threading and tie-up draft...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.76a,b
Long narrow fabric sample with irregular shape due to many cuts. Wide off-white center field flanked by horizontal bands. Bands alternate with M's and O's, silver-colored metallic cord, and chenille. Warp is pearly off-white two ply yarn. Weft includes silver colored metallic cord, chenille and the same pearly off-white yarn found in warp....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 93.5.234
Small rectangular white linen tablecloth. Round white on white medallions in each corner. White linen plain weave with thicker threads inlaid to form borders along all 4 sides. Inlaid circular ornament in each of 4 corners in overshot . Small rolled and handstitched hem and 2 selvedges....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.233
Long narrow sampler, predominantly cream, green, red and blue. Horizontal bands of varying width show a variety of treadlings to create plain weave, twill variations and overshot patterns. Warp threads are all a fine two ply S twist natural cotton. Weft threads include untreated and mercerized two ply cotton yarn, cotton floss, and metallic flat strands. Most metallics are silver colored, one is copper colored and one wide band shows multicolored metallic threads in blue, aqua, and copper color. Ink inscription on number tag reads: "Student work."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.231
Sample of bandweave. Warp of red, blue, green, and yellow cotton floss and yarn, forming zigzag pattern....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.230
Sample of bandweave in red and white cotton. Woven into the band ar the initials "B B F" as well as the profile of a building....View Full Record
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Sash 93.5.227
Sampler in navy blue, yellow, and natural cotton. Two selvedges and two fringed ends....View Full Record
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Towel, Fingertip 93.5.78
Green fingertip towel. White linen warp and green linen weft. Overall pattern and tighter sett at selvedges. Handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.79a, b
Pair of orange linen placemats with blue borders. Fine natural linen warps and orange linen weft. Borders of plain weave and overshot in light blue, green, purple, and dark blue. Treadling errors visible in both samples. One has thick and thin white weft lines. Mat "a" has a bit of yellow weft on one side. No finished ends....View Full Record
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Placemat 93.5.223
Placemat with white and brown raffia warp; white and brown raffia weft. Mostly white with brown laid in for decorative accent. Brown raffia forms "x" pattern at fringe ends, and running lines that intersect at right angles with an "x" at juncture. Two selvedges and two fringed ends. Plain weave....View Full Record
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