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Placemat 93.5.222
Placemat in plain weave. White raffia warp; white and borwn raffia weft. Brown raffia hemstitch at fringe ends. Brown raffia decorative bands at either end.....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.257
Small sample in beige and blue, mounted on acid-free paper. Natural unbleached cotton plain weave as background to three blue wool "x" shapes in blue border. Two fringes and two selvedges. Handwritten in ink on card: "Pile loops = torsler & center units / Blegrel = 2/2 twill / /0 pattern yarn every 4th shot"...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.219
Yellow and orange striped cotton runner with two white border stripes. Primarily plain weave with twill design in the border stripe. Orange, peach and yellow heavy cotton floss used in warp and white floss border. Stripes of three, twill area, two stripes. Machine stitching to reinforce fringe edge on four sides....View Full Record
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Towel, Fingertip 93.5.80
Blue fingertip towel with rose, green and blue floral motif in lower border. Natural colored cotton warp. Weft in natural colored cotton and blue cotton boucle. Floral motif is hand-embroidered rose in a pot in shades of blue, green , red and pink cotton embroidery floss. Maker's label reads: "Valhalla / St. Mary's Weavers / New York"...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.217
Yellow, rectangular table runner with multicolored stripe. Fringe on four sides. Point twill. Warp threads are blue, yellow and green cotton floss with white threads of Z twist two ply cotton Weft is yellow cotton floss, no twist....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.238
Twill in houndstooth and variations in light blue, green, grey, off white and red. Two selvedges and two fringed edges, one of which has been reinforced with hand stitched overcasting. Ink inkscription on attached card, perhaps in Berta Frey's own hand, reads: "These are Conlin yarns / Color line rather limited / but nice yarn to work / with. Please return this / sampler - I do not / want of the other samples."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.240
Sturdy square of natural colored cotton woven in overshot weave. Weave pattern creates rows of circles filled with crosses. Warp and tabby weft threads are fine white cotton. Weft yarn is heavy, thick cotton in S twist, possibly two ply. Plain weave edges are hemmed, handstitched. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.241
Multicolored table mat in twill varaitions. Bands of blue, pink, off white, green brown orange yellow and mauve with black detailing. Twill creates various zig zag and diamond patterns. Warp threads are all two ply Z twist natural cotton. Weft threads are mercerized cotton floss. Ink inscription on number tage reads, "Fran Fuller."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.267
Small red, white and blue sample mounted on card with a drawdown on graph paper. Warp and weft background is natural white wool, Singles, S twist. Red and blue yarns are inlaid at approximately half inch intervals, alternating in color, in both warp and weft. Colored threads are heavier than white background threads, creating red and blue diamond shapes where they intersect. All edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.266
Long and very narrow sample of overshot and plain weave in two shades of aqua, off white, black, and two shades of pink. Gold colored ribbon runs through some deep aqua areas. Sample is largely plain weave. Overshot pattern created with cotton weft threads in two shades of pink, creating narrow bands of pink on light aqua ground, outlined in black....View Full Record
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