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Bookmark 97.24.1
Bookmark (mini) - Stevengraph. Depicts Shakespeare's birthplace. White background with red and blue. Probably silk. There is an article with the bookmark about Stevengraphs, titled "Artistry in Silk" by Barbara Crane....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.26
Blanket fragment - Natural and red with a seam to join two pieces together, though the stripes do not match up evenly; heavy weight; wool warp and weft; twill weave. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Lloyd Washburn, woven near Windsor, VT."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 95.15.8
Fragment of a textile - possibly a rug, wall hanging, table runner or portieve. Mustard color chenille border and floral design in shades of mauve, pink, purple, cream and green. Hemmed edge has heavy fringe macrame tied with tassels. The other three sides are cut and unfinished. Warp - very fine lavender colored cotton. Weft - chenille- gold and multicolored....View Full Record
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drapery 95.15.7
Fragment of Victorian drapery with multicolored stripes of fabric and ribbon. It is handwoven with ribbons and cut strips of best clothing fabrics (velvets and silks). Colors include black velvet, brown, orange, purple, green, red, blue and some metallic. Note on old catalog card calls it a Portieve....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 95.15.6
Coverlet fragment. Dark blue and natural color. Overshot weave with wheels woven "star fashion". Warp is natural colored cotton. Weft is natural colored cotton. Pattern weft is pearl cotton, dark blue. Note from Terlouw to Ruth Holroyd, "Ruth, not antique. Note pattern weft=perle. Interesting example of overshot."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 01.8.38a-b
Coverlet fragment - Natural, blue and light madder red. Very fine structure, very old, mended. Warp is natural, handspun. Overshot weave....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 01.8.37
Coverlet fragment - Natural, blue and madder red. Symmetrical pattern. Warp: natural cotton. Weft: natural cotton, finer than warp. Pattern weft: wool....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 01.8.36
Coverlet fragment - Natural, madder red, and blue; fine natural cotton warp, possibly handspun; heavier natural cotton weft and wool pattern weft. Very fine structure. Grey blanket stitch along all edges....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 01.8.35A-C
Coverlet fragments (3) - Each sample is natural, red and dark blue. Overshot, thick structure, natural color wool warp; heavy, tightly woven; fine natural weft and dark blue and madder red wool pattern wefts....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 01.8.34
Coverlet fragment - Four colors - natural cotton warp; 3 wool wefts, dark blue, madder, light olive; one cotton weft, finer than warp. Symmetrical pattern. Overshot weave. Fringe on one side....View Full Record
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