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fragment, woven 00.26.7
Blanket fragment - Natural with groups of indigo blue stripes. Woven of fine wool singles; beautiful selvedge on one side; plain weave. Tagged, "From an old burned out house in Naples, NY. Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Scott."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.9
Blanket fragment. Natural, red, olive, light blue and yellow plaid. Wool. Twill weave. Heavy blanket. Worn spots are darned with heavy brown yarn. 1 side has selvedge. One has machine finished hem. Tagged, "Border (up arrow) with corner. Main (down arrow) part of blanket. Blanket in two sections." Tagged in different handwriting. "From note attached to ruth Holroyd's sample in Betty Terlouw's handwriting 'wool blanket made in two sections. Pattern was four 8" squares. Border had stripes of medium blue stripes and squares."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.14
Fragment of a wool blanket. Straight twill design in red and blue symmetrical plaid. Balanced twill. Warp is wool singles, red and blue. Weft is wool singles, cochineal and indigo. ...View Full Record
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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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fragment, woven 93.5.17
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular shape, dark blue and natural. Double weave, fancy table pattern. Two ply cotton warp and 2 ply wool weft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.18
Coverlet fragment - natural cotton warp and weft with dark indigo blue wool pattern weft; Overshot weave, cross and table pattern; draft attached....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.19B
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular shape, dark blue and white. Cotton warp and tabby; dark blue wool pattern weft. Overshot weave, star and table pattern....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.1A
Coverlet fragment - Indigo blue and white/natural. Overshot weave, Pattern is in Cross and Table category - woven as Indian War or Star of Sharon. Attached note reads, "Piece contains border pattern - is incorrectly woven for 1st block, the correctly woven block has been sewn on incorrect block folded under in order to show how block design goes into border." Cotton warp and weft; Wool pattern weft. A has lengthy note about the weaving....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.2
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and natural; overshot weave, star and table pattern; two panels sewn together....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.20A
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and white/natural. Overshot coverlet, star and table type pattern. Attached notecard has weaving draft of a star and table type pattern. Note reads, "Above threading different from draft #191 Shuttlecraft Book of American Handweaving which in turn illustrates [illegible word] as in attached fabric."...View Full Record
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