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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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Fragment, woven 95.15.4
Fragment of a tablecloth. Red, dark blue and white. Cut and fringed on all four sides, floral design and striped. Interesting structure in the 2/2 area, the 2/2 warp creates its own stripes. Border design: Greek key and wide floral design. Jacquard, Satin weave (damask). Warp: cotton, stripes of solid dark blue and 2/2 dark blue and white. Weft: cotton, red....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.4.52
Sampler - fine wool figured lace weave in old rose wool....View Full Record
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purse 86.2.147
Purse- blue, black and gold. Object is in an envelope that reads "embroidered purse, old Turkish, From Mrs. Haxall" with other notes....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.108a-b
Fabric samples - Two identical sets of three each; wool suiting fabrics in twill and plain weave....View Full Record
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Scarf, bureau 93.7.6
Scarf, dresser - fine linen, woven with an open grid pattern in the weave....View Full Record
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Purse 86.4.58
Purse - handwoven undulating twill in white cotton tubular knit; zipper closure with braided and tasseled pull....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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Belt 86.4.56
Belt - blue and white figured cotton with border stripes and long fringes at both warp ends....View Full Record
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