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fragment, woven 93.5.16A
Coverlet fragment - Natural cotton and black (which appears dark brown). Overshot weave. Pattern is Methodist Wheel, Whig Rose (clusters of roses and wheels). One selvedge. (A) Warp is set at 37 epi. weft is black, but appears dark brown. Observation on catalog card reads, "Band was cut lengthwise up the middle, A is one side with selvedge, and B is the other side with selvedge. The selvedge threadings are different."...View Full Record
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Towel, hand 85.5.187
Towel fragment - white with narrow decorative border bands in red. Tagged, "Old Commercially woven hand towel to show the tension problem in alternating tabby and pattern areas." Ruth Holroyd's note on catalog card, "the puckering is caused more by laundering than the weaving." Weave: Huck Warp: white cotton Weft: same Pattern weft: cotton, faded red....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.169
Off white table mat of plain weave linen. Side border decorative motifs in hand-manipulated Leno forming tiny lines in symetrical groupings....View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.189
Sampler - multicolor honeysuckle variations on natural plain weave. 3/4" hems, turned back and hand-hemmed. Warp and weft: 20/2 cotton, natural Pattern weft: variety of colors and twists....View Full Record
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Handkerchief 93.5.168
Cream silk , plain weave with woven lace border of Leno at both hems. 2 selvedges. Lacy, rectangular woven pattern at edge, 1/16th of an inch wide at one side; 3/16ths wide at the other....View Full Record
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Towel, hand 85.5.190
Towel - cream colored with narrow band of black, green, gold, blue and orange stripes at each end. Tagged with some details about weave, but catalog card notes it needs further analysis. 2" hems at both ends. Weave: unknown Warp: Cotton, cream Weft: Cotton, cream Pattern weft: cotton, in colors listed above....View Full Record
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Handkerchief 93.5.167
Plain weave cream colored silk warp and weft. Leno lacy weave edge, 1 cm showing pattern of long rectangles on one end only. The opposite end has 2 rows of leno....View Full Record
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Antimacassar 93.5.166
Plain weave with warp and weft in light beige silk. Wide band at bottom with floral and scroll motif in Leno weave. Two selvedges and two handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Placemat 85.5.193
Placemat - brown and cream plain weave with geometric figures in a rectangular pattern....View Full Record
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Sample 86.5.87
Rug sample - Plain weave stripes of navy, gold, blue, grey heather, rose, yellow, brown and black wool on cotton warp. Tagged, "Briggs and Little rug wool."...View Full Record
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