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Shawl 86.1.255
Shawl; pale blue plain weave with long knotted fringe in fine wool....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.1.257
Small table runner with pale yellow background and deep yellow, green and blue striped bands. Fringes on all four sides. Plain weave with a point twill variation in rows of squares at either end. Warp consists of natural cotton two ply Z twist threads in the pale yellow stripes. The multicolored bands are made up of heavy cotton S twist floss. The weft is woven with a finer, yellow cotton floss throughout, with a heavy natural cotton floss in two decorative bands at either end....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.261
High pile sampler in burgundy, beige, teal blue, salmon, green and brown. Warp is cotton six ply S twist cord. Weft in bottom corduroy band is burgundy, wool or man made version of wool. Next band of pile shows stripes in teal blue and beige wool or man made fiber. Next band of pile shows mottled mix of salmon, green and brown wool-like yarn, and final band shows the same beige and teal blue yarn mentioned above, in zig zag pattern. Two selvedges and two knotted fringe ends....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.263
Beige cotton yardage with vertical stripes in blue and burgundy. Danish medallion triangular motifs woven between colored stripes. Plain weave . Both selvedges; open on both ends....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.265
Burgundy furnishing fabric with textured design of interlocking zigzag gimp. Plain weave cotton warp and weft....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.320
Overall beige fabric with grid of yellow bands outlined in gold colored yarn. Mix of shiny synthetics and cotton. Warp consists of yellow, gold colored, off white and extremely pearly off white yarns in varying plys and twists. Weft is same. Yellow yarn is boucle. Weaves are plain weave and twill with yellow textured bands inlaid. Ink inscription on number tag notes that the original tag read: N.Y. 39"...View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.322
Small sample in off white cotton white with orange, green, aqua and yellow inlay details. Details consist of narrow colored lines and three long narrow diamond shapes. Colored details are woven with floss. Two selvedges and two fringed edges....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.385b
Long narrow sample of pearly man made fibers in light tan and off white. Warp has varied yarns: cotton three ply, pearly white ribbon, pearly off white ribbon with overcast-like threads along eges, white boucle and off white boucle. Weft has light tan boucle. Two selvedges and two raw edges. Heavy blue three ply woolen yarn as spacing at one end....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.386c-n
Several samples in varying sizes stitched together. Overall appearance of thick cream colored wool with tiny specks of red and pearly white threads. Natural white, thick woolen yarn with tiny red and white threads and natural cotton boucle in weft. Fine white and colored threads in weft may be rayon or silk. Warp is fine natural cotton, four ply Z twist. Old card notes this weave is "Thick and Thin" Twill....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.420
Small green and white sample in overshot weave. Pattern of tiny diamond shapes and squares....View Full Record
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