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Rug 86.5.75B
Rag Rug (one of two that match) - Red, green, grey, brown, tan and blue check/stripe. Cotton. Plain weave....View Full Record
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Loom 86.5.78
Loom - Backstrap type of bamboo and rattan; warped with blue celulouse yarn, web in multicolored cotton embroidery weave. (two pieces, backstrap and loom with the work on still on it.)...View Full Record
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Sampler 86.5.84
Woven rug sampler - Rug-rule. Rust, gold, blue and yellow wool on a yellow linen warp. Self fringe on both ends. (one is tied, the other is not.) Weaving instructions/analysis attached on front. Rags at the beginning on one end. Crackle, twill fancy....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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yarn 86.5.91
Yarn Sample - Royal blue linen warp knotted and attached to two wooden lease sticks with lengths of yellow cotton yarn....View Full Record
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Sample 95.13.1
Sample - Red with thin blue stripes. Wool. Very tattered....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.5.119
Piece of cloth from Guatemala - gold background with diamond patterned stripes in reds, greens, blacks, and cream. Weave: overshot. Warp: cotton, singles, natural. Fine warp is closely sett. Weft: cotton, gold. Pattern weft: several colors. Weft is very firmly beaten....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 85.5.124
Runner - Gold color with stylized long-tailed birds standing on columns, trees in\between, also small birds and geometric pattern borders. Hand embroidered and hand picked-up. Commercially Handwoven for Guatemalan tourist trade (?). Weave is plain weave with inlay. Warp: cotton, natural singles, handspun? Weft: cotton, gold. Pattern weft: multicolored. ...View Full Record
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Runner, table 85.5.125
Table runner - Bright primary colors. Rainbow of stripes with a diamond figure in center. Fringed ends. Weave uses tapestry techniques. Weft-face. Stri - Plain Weave. Warp: cotton, natural. Weft: Fine wool in many colors....View Full Record
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Sample 85.5.141
Fabric sample - blue and white cotton woven in plain weave on crackle threading in three blocks. Note: Observe sleying which shows grouping of warp threads. Compare green and orange weft area for balance of warp and weft yarn sizes. Areas with poor selvedge and split shed are labeled. Weft: heavy blue cotton...View Full Record
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