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Yardage 92.2.54
Piece of yardage in "circles" of light blue alternating with deep fuschia. Circles are outlined in deep blue and navy. Two selvedges and two cut ends bound with machine stitching. Yarns appear to be handspun and plied. Original card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Yardage 92.2.56a
Yardage of woolen fabric in color checks of blue and natural white. Color checks are also distinguished by consistent treadling and color distribution within each block. Twill variations. Yarns are hand spun, single ply, S twist. Two selvedges and two raw ends. Original card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.59
Small sample on card in yellowish brown and off-white. Overall design of converging chevrons. Background warp and weft is natural white wool yarn in two ply, S twist. Pattern weft is yellowish sand colored boucle. Boucle is a thick woolen yarn plied with thin thread that is possibly cotton. Two selvedges, one knotted fringe end and one raw cut end. Sample is mounted on card with graph paper pattern draft glued on. Original catalog card notes maker as Klara Cherepov....View Full Record
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Sample 92.2.68
Narrow sample of double weave with leno overlay. Leno rows are regularly placed and all apprx. one inch high. Sample is predomnantly orange and yellow. Background to leno overlay is color gamp of yellow, orange, green, mauve, blue, off-white and rose. Warp threads are yellow and orange. Two selvedges and two fringe ends....View Full Record
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hanging 92.2.71a
Wall hanging - Natural cream background with some black, stripes and rectangles of blue, green, grey, natural, woven in multi layers. Theo Moorman 36epi technique exercises warp #276....View Full Record
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Necktie 92.2.80
Men's necktie; predominantly brown, rose and yellow. Tie has horizontal stripes of colored yarns in varying twills. Warp is rose cotton S twist yarn threaded in pairs. Tie has seam down one side and mitre point ends. Original card notes that the maker is Klara Cherepov. Weft yarns include grey, yellow, black, brown, beige, white, rust, yarns of wool, cotton and synthetic, with some "gold" metallic threads. Weft yarns vary in ply and weight....View Full Record
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Blanket 93.1.134
Blue baby blanket with horizontal stripes of white, mauve and gold metallic yarns. Two knotted fringed ends and two selvedges finished with crocheted scallops. Accession register notes that artifact was made by Klara Cherepov. Warp yarns are two ply fine wool and heavier woolen yarn plied with blue cotton thread....View Full Record
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Blanket 93.1.135
Pink, rose white, blue, and turquoise baby blanket. Two knotted fringe ends and two selvedges finished with crochet stitches. Overall design of white grid and colored chevrons. Complex twill weave. Accession register and artifact tag note that item was woven by Klara Cherepov. Colored yarns are two ply S twist fine wool. White yarns is very fuzzy boucle which has been "condensed" to create fuzzy, chenille-like texture....View Full Record
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Scarf 93.1.137
Long, wide,woolen scarf, predominantly rose and blue. Two selvedges and two fringed ends. Horizontal bands of varying colors show cherons and zig zags of twill variations. Reverse is predominantly black threads - supplemental warp? Black warp threads predominant on back are single ply wool. Thicker color yarns showing on face of scarf are wool, handspun and plied with thick and thin variations. Thick yarn colors include purple, mauve, orange, rust, blues, grey, white, and black. Wefts are similarly varied in ply and color. Weave structure similar to # 93.1.136....View Full Record
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Scarf 93.1.138a
Woolen scarf, rose and brown, twill weave. Overall effect of being rose with speckled vertical pin lines. Two selvedges and two fringed ends. Original catalog card notes the maker as Klara Cherepov. Similar to scarves 93.1.138 b and c due to same warp threads used. Warp is blend of brown, beige, natural white, green and yellow woolen yarns. Weft is bright pink wool yarn....View Full Record
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