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fragment, woven 00.26.22
Two blanket fragments. One is a small square, the other is rectangular. Brown twill weave. Soft material. One selvedge, white fine wool warp, heavy brown wool weft. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Wm Reedy, Spencerport, N.Y." presumably in Elizabeth Terlouw's handwriting. ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.24
Blanket fragment - Natural color with eight red stripes of various widths at one end; twill weave; light weight; wool warp and weft. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Wm Reedy, Spencerport, NY."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.25
Scrap of a blanket. Faded red (now pinkish), blue and brown plaid. Rectangular shaped with fine white blanketstitching around edges to prevent fraying. Twill weave. Heavy wool. Tagged, "Red Plaid. Woven by Melinda Evelyn Farrar Brace born April 25, 1825 in Rush, Genesse Co. N.Y. Died April 17, 1903 in Pekin, Niagara Co. N.Y. She was my Grandmother. Jane McCagg." In different handwriting, possibly Elizabeth Terlouw's, it reads, "Gift of Mrs. Frank McCagg, Brockport N.Y." ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.26
Blanket fragment - Natural and red with a seam to join two pieces together, though the stripes do not match up evenly; heavy weight; wool warp and weft; twill weave. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Lloyd Washburn, woven near Windsor, VT."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.27a-b
Blanket fragment - Natural and brown with a small square patch; lightweight; wool warp and weft; plain weave. Tagged with information about the family who owned and possibly made the blanket....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.28
Small rectangular scrap from a blanket. Cream background with stripes in navy blue and two shades of pink. Twill weave. Wool. Tagged, "Twill blanket - sample from Irene Mitchel-gift to me from Ruth Herron."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.4
Small rectangular scrap from a horse blanket. Brown and grey background with stripes in royal blue and cream. Tagged, "Blanket believed to have been woven in Duchess County, N.Y. Horse blanket. Gift of Mr. Merritt Elwell, Brockport, N.Y." Twill double weave, heavy weight. Warp is fine wool singles. Weft is heavy wool singles....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 00.26.5
Blanket scrap - Twill check, brown and light olive with natural separating the solid colors. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.6
Blanket fragment - light grey with one light red and two yellow stripes at each end of blanket. Fine handstitched hem on one end; twill weave. Warp is fine wool. Weft is medium wool, heathered....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.6A-B
Two blanket fragments. Natural wool with blue striped grid. Twill weave, medium weight blanket. Handsewn blanket stitch around outside edges of both samples. One sample is rectangular, the other is closer to a square. Rectangular sample has a seam down the middle. Woven from single ply wool. Tagged, "Center seam falls in middle of a stripe."...View Full Record
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