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Sample 93.5.126
Sample of plain weave in brown wool with orange accent and scattered colored slubs. Warp threads are brown, light brown and orange two ply S twist woolen yarn. Weft is same. Colored slubs are green, yellow and red. Two selvedges and two fringed edges, one of which is hemstitched....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.128
Tan and brown cotton sample in Summer and Winter weave. Warp and tweft in tan with pattern weft in brown. Hemmed on one side; fringed on the other. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.129
Small off-white sample of lacey weaves mounted on card. Unmercerized natural cotton in warp and weft with a wide border woven in Spanish lace. Two narrow bands of Leno. Note on card reads: "Project No 4 / Miss Frey / Lace weaves. Spanish + Leno / Problem 29. / Greek lace / Nora O'Finger. "...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.130
Small sampler mounted on card. Four Spanish lace inlays in plain weave of unmercerized natural colored cotton warp with a darker natural cotton weft and mercerized, heavier yarns inlaid. Two selvedges and two unfinished edges, one with long fringe....View Full Record
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Altarpiece 93.5.132
Long narrow cloth with long fringes at either end. Heavy white natural cotton in warp and weft with a hand-manipulated ecclesiastical symbol on one side. Symbol is 'P" with "X" across middle. Weft is thinner and darker on one part of the total length. On one end, the one with the symbol, is an interesting hand-finished hem. The other end is just overcast....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.191
Plain weave color sampler woven of very fine cotton yarns in white, red, orange, yellow, green aqua, blue, purple, rose, black, mauve and plum. Colors are grouped in sequence across warp and weft to create consistent check pattern overall. Two selvedges and two hemstitched fringe edges. Warp and weft yarns are mercerized, two ply Z twist, fine cotton....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.71
Small cream colored sample. Silk boucle weft and rayon warp lend a sheen to this fabric. Old card identifies weave structure as Summer and Winter....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.108
Small fabric sample in diamond twill. Light green linen warp threads and weft in blue, grey and purple wool....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.31
Black and white fragment of twill Shadow Weave. Four raw cut edges. Black threads are two ply Z twist and white threads are Z twist singles. Yarns appar to be handwoven....View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.19
Long narrow sampler in natural color cotton showing letters and geometric shapes in lacy weave. Plain weave overall....View Full Record
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