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Mat, Table 93.5.92
White table mat with vertical bands at either side in heavier white cotton and silver colored metallic yarn. Plain weave....View Full Record
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Sample x2006.3.1
Beige and white rectangular sample mounted on card. Open, honeycomb pattern weave. Warp threads are bleached linen singles, white raffia, and beige man-made fiber plied with bleached linen. Weft is same minus the raffia. Two selvedges and two raw edges one of which is fixed with yellowed glue....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.124
Large rectangle of brown twill weave fabric. Vertical stripes of dark brown alternating with light brown stripes. Colored slubs in yellow, green, orange, turquoise and grey. Warp threads are off white, light brown and dark brown wool singles, S twist, grouped to created vertical color stripes. Off white and light brown combine to make light brown vertical stripes. Weft threads are of same light brown yarn found in warp. Two selvedges, one fringe edge and one raw cut edge....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.120
Predominantly grey cloth fragment, irregularly cut. All yarns are wool, singles, S twist. Warp is grey, black, mauve, light mauve, light blue and light grey. Colors are grouped to create check pattern where checks are outline with black lines in weft and clustered lines of black, mauve, blue and grey. Fabric has look and feel of machine woven and fulled fabric. One selvedge and remaining six edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.262
Green, black and brown sample of a furnishing fabric with silver colored metallic thread running through. Honeycomb structure in warp. Warp of brown and black synthetic yarns. Weft of brown and sage green plus metallic-wrapped synthetic. Two selvedges. Possibly Shadow Weave. Ink inscription on number label reads: "by Ethel Shields."...View Full Record
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Sample x2006.1.1
L-shaped sample, beige, tan and white, in honeycomb weave. Bleached white raffia in warp emphasizes honeycomb "lozenges." Weave is very open, set at apprx 8 epi. Warp has white raffia, beige ("grey") linen, and a two ply yarn of light tan bast fiber plied with thick and thin strand of white silk. Weft is beige ("grey") linen, single ply Z twist....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.327
Cream colored cloth fragment. Warp and tabby threads are very fine boucle made of woolen thread plied with shiny man made thread, probably rayon. Weft threads are thick four ply S twist wool. Two selvedges and four raw cut edges. Large rectangle cut out of one corner....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.475
Ecru linen lacy weave sample fragment. Lacy segments in the form of two "M"s and an "H". Unfinished at both ends. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.284
Orange, brown and rose table mat. Center field is orange and border bands at either side are brown, orange and rose. Warp and weft of orange floss. Decorative weft includes brown chenille, light tan and rose cotton threads and copper colored metallic thread. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hems....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.216c-e
Black, off white and pinkish brown window pane check, probably a furnishing fabric. Plain weave. Epi and ppi: 18. Warp is 8/4 cotton and filling is same....View Full Record
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