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Sample 87.6.117
Large fabric sample in white and light brown fine yarns. Overall cut shape suggests this was yardage cut to sew a large woman's top. Warp threads are natural cotton three ply fine yarn. Weft is light brown wool. Selvedge on one side; other edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.115a,b
Color sampler in off white, light grey, medium grey, dark blue and burgundy creating broad stripes in twill weave. One selvedge on fragment "a". Remaining edges are cut....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.113
Small rectangular sample with weft stripes of pattern in blue, green, orange, pink, buff and off white. All yarn is cotton. Two selvedges. Machine stitiched to rectangle of starched buckram, possibly to create a book cover....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.111
Small fabric sample of irregular shape. Sample has two shades of off white in bands across width. Twill weave. Warp threads alternate with thick wool yarn and fine shiny white synthetic yarn. Weft of bright, shiny white synthetic yarn. Two selvedges and irregular cuts leaving raw edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.10a - h
Eight samples mounted on three cards. Two cards show samples cut on bias, folded and pressed into men's necktie format. First card shows: left sample predomnantly orange, middle sample brown, right sample burgundy with blue, red , black and white bands. Second card shows: left sample blue, brown, red, off-white and green, middle sample light blue, medium blue, gray, black and red, and right sample dark green, medium green, brown, yellow, blue and orange. Third card shows two rectangular samples cut straight and laid flat. Left is orange, right is pinkish brown. All samples in plain weave, wool....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.36a,b
Heavy beige fabric in undulating twill. Probably for upholstering or carpeting. Warp threads are a rosy beige pearl cotton, two ply S twist. Weft threads are beige cotton rug yarn, four ply S twist....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.38
Woolen twill fragment with houndstooth in green, off white, light blue, brown and burgundy. Bands of color overlap to create plaid effect. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges. Basted hem on one selvedge side....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.39
Brown sample of woolen fabric, suiting weight, with black and russet vertical stripes. Russet stripes are subtle. Black stripes are predominant. They appear as a pair of black threads, dotted along their length. Warp threads are brown and russet Z twist singles along with a black and brown two ply S twist yarn. Weft threads are brown and gey Z twist singles.Two selvedges and two fringe edges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.64
Fragment appears to be part of a hand towel. White linen warp and grey linen weft in huck lace pattern. Unfinished hem; other side is cut....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.60
Irregularly shaped sample mounted on card. Sample is mauve and green with purple, pale green and gold colored slubs. Twill weave. One selvedge with remaining eight edges raw cut. Warp is mauve two ply Z twist slubby wool. Weft is singles, S twist slubby wool....View Full Record
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