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Towel, hand 93.6.3
Hand towel, white cotton with the initials "EB" in white . Small label "300". Maker is unknown....View Full Record
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scarf, table 93.7.1
Table scarf - off white, woven....View Full Record
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Scarf, Bureau 93.7.2
Scarf for a dresser - off white with pink linen edging on two ends. Silk and linen....View Full Record
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blouse 86.2.14
Blouse - beige cotton gauze with puffed sleeves and embroidery on shoulders and front center. Embroidery is needleweaving tambour work and daisy stitches in beige, red, white, blue and black. Bateau neckline. Romanian....View Full Record
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Apron 86.4.57
Apron - orange and black cotton with figured stripes of white cotton embroidery weave on skirt and waistband; pockets on each side....View Full Record
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coverlet 95.15.13
Coverlet - Full size . 2 panels seamed and hemmed at both ends. Navy blue and natural cream color, floral design. Border design, signature corner design, but no lettering. Weave Structure: Jacquard Double Cloth Warp: cotton, natural, and wool, indigo blue Weft: cotton, natural, and wool, indigo blue ...View Full Record
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Coverlet 95.15.14
Coverlet - Indigo blue and white coverlet, with 16 snowballs and pine tree border on three sides. Woven in two panels, seamed and hemmed at both ends. Double cloth weave. Double cloth weave 5 blocks (20 shafts). Pattern includes 16 snowballs with pine tree border. Warp 1 is cotton, natural. Warp 2 is wool, dark indigo blue. Wefts are the same. Note from Ruth Holroyd on old catalog card says "purchased at an antique show and sale. Bargain. Cheap because it had just come back from Speedy Dry Cleaners, ruined; the center just disappeared. Purchased as an example for teaching."...View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 86.4.16
Towel - natural and green cotton with figured border stripe in red and green, and inlay motif of two flowers at one end. Weave is overshot with tabby background, inlay. Warp and weft are mercerized cotton....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 95.15.2
Coverlet fragment. Natual cotton and rose color. Two fragments, seamed through the center at selvedges, turned under for a wide hem. Overshot weave. Star and roses with table. Weave pattern is sixteen chariot wheels. Warp is cotton, natural. Weft is cotton, natural. Singles (unusual for overshot) Pattern weft is wool, rose, highly twisted. Documentation: HGA (Handweaving Guild of America) slide kit "Coverlets" #57. Script reads "the 'windows' within the table are sharp and clear, easily distinguished as being an example of a 'fancy table'." Handwritten note (Terlouw) "Ruth Fowler to E.T.L" (Holroyd) "Slide 57, no draft-too similar"....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 86.4.50
Mat - green and white figured stripe with heavy white weft. Pattern is plain in center with white and green checkerboard at each end. Fringe on both ends....View Full Record
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