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Cloth Fragment 93.5.55
Overshot sample in various colors. Warp is blue, pink, tan, green and rose two ply wool. Pattern weft in blue, two ply synthetic blend with pink wool two ply tabby binder. Mounted on card with drawdown and notes....View Full Record
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Belt 93.5.244
Belt. Plain weave linen backing. Cotton boucle and linen front laced with 4 strands of gold colored metallic yarn. Button on one end; loop on the other....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.243
Brown sampler of twill weave and color tone variations. Sample areas are delineated with lines of russet yarn. Two selvedges and two hemstitiched fringe edges. Warp threads are: brown, beige and russet two ply S twist fine woolen yarns. Weft is same....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.242
Long, narrow sampler with natural cotton ground in plain weave with twill variations in a variety of colors in horizontal bands: green, gold, yellow, blue, mauve, rust, tan, orange, black and brown. Irregular selvedges. Two fringed ends. One end section shows a combination of plain weave and twill with overshot-style binding threads, similar to sample number 86.1.369...View Full Record
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Scarf 93.5.216
Triangular scarf in deep red wool warp and chenille weft. Knotted fringe on 2 sides; selvedge on diagonal side. Plain weave....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.235
Small natural cotton sample with blue lines and blue lettering: "B F." mounted on card. It is plain weave with inlay. Warp and tabby weft are natural cotton three ply Z twist fine yarn. Fill is heavier natural cotton and blue cotton, both of which appear to be three or four ply and both have an S twist. Two selvedges and two cut edges, one of which has glue reinforcement....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.274
Natural cotton off white sample showing central star motif and decorative border in boutonne heavy cotton wicking. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.278b
Overall greyish blue fabric with deep greyish blue, off white, yellow and orange textured yarns in grid pattern. Warp is two ply greyish blue cotton and off white boucle, yellow and orange and deep greyish blue two ply yarns. Weft is same....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.279a,b
Off white yardage with raised grid of boucle yarns. Plain weave with warp and weft of natural cotton, synthetic/cotton boucle, and white pearl cotton. Appears to be sett in 12 dent reed with natural cotton double for ten threads and three heavier sets in single. Old label sewn to fabric is a jury label for a textile show with Berta's name and address enterd, along with notes on yarns used and "NFS" Another old identification tag shows ink inscription of a museum loan number "L 41.62.6" indicating this item was loaned to a museum in 1941....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.286
Rectangular sample of blue and white natural and synthetic yarns with some boucle. Plain weave with horizontal tucks woven in. Fringe at one end and glue at both ends along raw edge. Two selvedges. The heavier yarns in the weft have a Z twist. Synthetic weft is blue boucle....View Full Record
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