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sampler 85.5.441
Sampler - Tan with stripes of neutral colors - browns, black, yellow, orange. Cotton twill stripes. Weave and thread analysis attached. Fringe on one end, the other has a small .5" fringe. Jute....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.5.37
Sample of a baby blanket, matted and wrapped in plastic sleeve for York State Craftsmen Exhibit. Blue and ivory. Warp: wool. Filler: same. Weave: plain derivative....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.70a,b,c
Sample of Summer and Winter weave. White linen warp and rose wool pattern weft. Identified by earlier catalogue as four-harness. Attached card reads 'Fig. 149.' Summer and winter weave; figured patterns; White linen and rose wool geometric. Selvedge on one side of (a)"...View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.34
Woven sample, natural color; twill woven in blocks, wool, 2 selvedges, 1 end is probably where it was attached to the loom; other end is cut and slightly frayed. Sample reveals 3 places where bobbin was changed (ends not finished)...View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.35
Natural cotton and tan cotton cloth fragment showing a fancy twill weave. Weave creates a pattern of alternating rows of connected diamonds. In one row the center of each diamond features tan warp threads, in alternate row each diaond center features natural cotton weft yarn. Warp is a two ply fine cotton S twist, blending natural and tan cotton. Weft threads are thick cotton yarn plied with fine cotton thread. One short section of selvedge remains. Other edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.65a,b
Small green and yellow sample mounted on card. Undulating twill design in the weave. Warp threads of green boucle are raised and undulating. Yellow threads in weft recessed. Warp yarn is a rayon/cotton boucle. Weft is cotton with an S twist. Two selvedges, fringed at bottom and unsecured raw edge at top. Draft is "b"....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.37a
Sample fragment woven in cream synthetic yarn; undulating point twill, warp is single ply synthetic, weft is wrapped synthetic. Selvedge on one side and other side cut with rectangular section cut out. The dent spacing creates groups of three bands running lengthwise along yardage, separated by poiht twill bands....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.37b
Sample fragment woven in cream synthetic yarn; undulating point twill, warp is single ply synthetic, weft is wrapped synthetic. Selvedge on one side and other side cut with rectangular section cut out. The dent spacing creates groups of three bands running lengthwise along yardage, separated by poiht twill bands....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.57
Rectangular sample mounted on card of point twill weave. White wool warp and weft. 1 selvedge. Inscribed note on old catalog card reads: "The threading is 2 blocks, 1 threaded straight twill, the other is point twill, woven the same way."...View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.52
Rectangular sample mounted on card or Point twill structure. Warp is dark natural, rust, and maroon wool that forms 1" stripes of the rust and 1/2 inch stripes of natural-and-maroon. Weft is the rust-colored wool. "The twill reverses direction at the center of the narrow stripe." Both selvedges....View Full Record
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