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Sample 86.1.327 b-g
A bundle of six rectangular samples in green with grey, beige and white and gold-colored metallic threads. One long sample and five small pieces. Multiple warp threads are two ply, Z twist cotton in white, beige and grey. Weft threads are green Z twist, three ply, probably rayon and gold-colored metallic thread plied with a shiny white thin thread. ...View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.183
Twill sampler in various shades of beige. All yarns are wool. Lightest beige is two ply S twist and the remaining yarns are singles, S twist. Samples are labeled, indicating there were once 36 samples, with four warp sections and nine weft sections along with four different tie ups. Labelling indicates that the first two weft sections have been cut away. Several sections in Warp "A" have also been cut out. Two selvedges and eight raw cut edges....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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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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Yardage 85.1.70d
Large rectangle of deep blue fabric. Textured surface with grid of black and blue raised yarns. Two selvedges and two raw edges. Warp and weft of same blue and black synthetic yarns. Huck weave....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 86.1.368
Coral colored strip of several table mats not separated after weaving. Natural colored linen warp with coral weft and borders of blue, purple, green, and brown in plain weave with orange overshot strip in center of colored lines. Treadling errors....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.1.370
Narrow white wall hanging with orange details. Synthetic-fiber white warp and weft resembling "Phentex" in overshot weave. Orange band of pattern weft in synthetic, bast-like fiber. White band of pattern weft in narrow cotton and remaining pattern weft in the Phentex-like yarn. Two selvages and two fringed ends....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 93.5.87
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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