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Sample 86.1.340B
This object consists of 3 nearly-identical samples in heavy grey, black, deep olive green, and white wool. Jean Penoyer and Sonja Wahl recorded: "found in Tidball's Surface Weaves. Complicated threading. 18 threads to the inch, ppi 24." Similar 3 in black and white tones. Rachel Maines noted that these were for furnishing fabric....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.345
White, brown and deep gray fragment in woolen yarns. Overall "dot and dash" appearance. Warp is white three ply S twist. Weft consists of grey and brown yarns. Grey yarn is wool plied with fine thread, possibly rayon. Brown yarn is a thick singles, Z twist. Two selvedges and two cut edges, one of which has machine stitched reinforcement....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.369
Wide strip of yellowish beige fabric with rectangular area of teal blue and off white diamond pattern. Around patterned rectangle are concentric teal blue borders. Warp and binding weft of very fine three ply S twist grey linen. Weft fill is yellow and beige blend heavy wool. Teal blue yarn in diamond pattern and concentric borders is a similar weight wool. Diamond pattern created by a modified twill, probably Rosepath....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.372
Narrow length of burgundy fabric with texture pattern in vertical bars in groups of three. Four groups across width. Texture in Bronson lace. Whole woven of six-strand embroidery floss....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.1.373b
Multicolored table runner with long fringes at ends. Warp-faced rep weave in checkered pattern. Warp threads are burgundy, "gold", brown and green. Weft threads are brown. All threads are five ply cotton floss....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.374
Cream, burgundy and yellow double weave sample in pattern of rectangles, squares, and alternating positive and negative stripes. Two selvedges and two fringed edges, one of which is raw and the other is finished with overcast stitching....View Full Record
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Sample 87.2.8
Deep rose, grey and off white woolen plaid sample. Irregular shape, mouted on card. Suiting weight. Threads are singles, S twist. One selvedge present. Six cut eges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.232b
Chartreuse cloth fragment appears to be part of a table mat or runner. Lacy Bronson weave creates grid with alternating blank squares and squares marked in center with criss cross lacy motif. Warp and weft threads are the same two ply S twist rayon. One ply is avery fine and shiny thread twisted with a thicker, matte finish slubby thread....View Full Record
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Pin 05.3.2
Silver brooch. Overall form resembles barbells with twisted central bar and silver metal sphere at either end. One sphere is larger than the other. Flat-link chain hangs in "U" shape from attached points at either end. Links are joined in alternating planes....View Full Record
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Sample 85.1.146b
Small strip of light blue wool woven in broken twill. Warp and weft threads are both light blue, singles, Z ply. Four raw cut edges....View Full Record
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