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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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Fragment, woven 95.15.5A
Blanket fragment - Grey and blue. Thick, double faced, blanket weight material, two layers woven differently, one side shows a stripe, the other as a color and weave effect with blue stripes forming a plaid. Twill weave, stitched double cloth. Warp is wool, grey, black, blue with a green rayon accent. Weft is the same, without the green. Ruth Holroyd notes, "Difference of opinion on terminology; double-faced twill vs. double cloth. There are really 2 layers stitched together by a common weft thread, each layer is a twill."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 95.15.5B
Blanket fragment - Grey and blue. Thick, double faced, blanket weight material, two layers woven differently, one side shows a stripe, the other as a color and weave effect with blue stripes forming a plaid. Twill weave, stitched double cloth. Warp is wool, grey, black, blue with a green rayon accent. Weft is the same, without the green. Ruth Holroyd notes, "Difference of opinion on terminology; double-faced twill vs. double cloth. There are really 2 layers stitched together by a common weft thread, each layer is a twill."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.16
Blanket fragment. Natural wool color. Medium-heavyweight blanket. Twill variation (broken twill) weave. Special selvedge. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Wm Reedy, Spencerport, N.Y." probably in Elizabeth Terlouw's handwriting. ...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.15
Blanket fragment - natural color; lightweight wool; warp and weft are wool singles; plain weave. Tagged, "Gift of Ruth Finch, note irregularities more than one weaver?, different pull-in? different beat?"...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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Belt 86.4.55
Band/belt - woven. Orange and black figured cotton with border stripes and long fringes at both warp ends; design picked up by hand. Plain weave with supplementary warp (broche). Warp is black and orange cotton. Weft is black cotton....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.14
Weaving fragment. Fine plain weave. Tan colored with four crosstitched initials M P C S. One side is handrolled. Filling is singles. Tagged, "Woven by Martha Peters Comstock Town of Sweden, N.Y. (Grandmother of Mary Locke who was 94 in 1963) - She cannot guess what the "S" stands for - unless it is "sheet". Gift of Mrs. Wm Lack - to whom it was given to be used to wrap sore throats!" ...View Full Record
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Sample 95.13.1
Sample - Red with thin blue stripes. Wool. Very tattered....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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