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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 87.6.41a,b
Red and brown, twill weave woolen fragments. Three shades of red and brown yarns combine in color bands that overlap to create plaid effect. Old card notes: "8 harness"....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.73a, b, c
Small sample in off-white and grey yarns woven in geometric Swedish crackle weave. Warp is natural cotton and pattern fill is gray linen. Letter and draft comprise b and c and relate to this woven sample by Margaret Lawrence. All three parts are housed in an acid-free sleeve. The letter is addressed to Berta Frey and describes a workshop given by Malin Selander, presumably the workshop from which this sample came....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.259
Mini pile rug showing red "F." on mottled black and white background. Twill weave. Two selvedges and two fringed edges of black cotton warp reinforced with machine stitching. Ink inscription on card reads: "Sister M. Lothane / Project 8 / Problem 1 Floss / rugs"....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.261
Small white fiberglass sample mounted on card. Gold colored metallic detailing; plain weave with band of Spanish Lace. Both warp and weft are fiberglass. Two selvedges and two fringe edges. Fringed edges are reinforced with machine stitching....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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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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Mat, Table 93.5.87
Off white table mat with green and silver decorative bands. Warp and weft of pearly off white singles man-made yarn. Decorative bands consist of light green boucle and silver colored metallic thread in weft. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hems....View Full Record
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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 x2006.1.1
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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