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Fragment, woven 86.1.196
Fragment of a coverlet. Madder red and white. Fancy table pattern "Sixteen Chariot Wheels". One hemmed edge, 3 cut edges. There is a modern sleeve sewn on one edge to hang it for display. Weave is twill-fancy, overshot....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.147
Blue, aqua and green color sampler with sample areas outlined in red yarn. Red yarn also used to embroider roman numerals to number color sections: I, II, III. Two seledges and two vringed ends. All yarns are two ply, S twist wool....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.165
Sample, possibly a placemat; twill weave figured warp stripes of blue and white diamonds, alternating with cotton gimp stripes in yellow, orange, green and white. Fringed on three sides....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.184
Large threading and treadling gamp. White warp and blue, brown, beige and orange wefts in blocks across the width of fabric. Brown yarn separates rows of blocks. Two selvedges, machine-stitched along one raw edge and one hemmed edge. Various twills. Warp is white cotton three ply Z twist. Wefts are all pearl cotton, two ply S twist. Ink inscription on number tag: "Twelve threadings,twenty-five treadlings, three hundred swatches"...View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.185
Length of deep rose and beige damask fabric with pattern of griffins, birds, urns and grape vine. Two selvedges and two handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 86.1.187
Long narrow, fragment of a white cotton damask tablecloth. Appears to be machine woven and has machine-sewn hem on one side. One selvedge. Two torn edges....View Full Record
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Rug 86.1.188a
Scatter rug woven of multicolored chenille: purple, orange, green, turquiose, yellow, blue. Weft is chenille roving of synthetic yarns. Warp green mercerized cotton. Two selvedges and knotted fringe at each end....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.188b
Deep blue synthetic yarn sample of chenille roving. Two rows of white thread stitching and one row cut along length for approximately five inches....View Full Record
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Purse 86.1.194
Clutch style evening purse in cream colored plain weave. Warp and weft are woven of very fine, shiny synthetic fiber. Metal zipper and inside pockets. Machine top stitching on exterior....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.231b,c
A pair of color samplers. Warp threads are off white, rose and burgundy four ply cotton. Weft threads are same. Each sampler has two selvedges and two fringed edges, unfinished. Each sampler has a number sewn into it in black thread: "15" and "16"....View Full Record
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