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Placemat 86.4.143
Placemat - warp stripes of grey and natural, and weft stripes of red (deep rose) and white with brown inlay; fringed on all four sides; cotton or linen; weave structure is based on a plain weave with decorative inlay; note on cat card says "needs analysis"....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.142
Placemat - Brocade in natural linen with overall spot pattern of thistle-like flowers with green stems/leaves and red and dusty rose flowers; reported to have come from Stockholm, Sweden. Commercially woven? Plain weave, brocade, supplementary warp. Warp is linen, natural, red, and dusty rose. Weft is linen....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.95
Fabric sample - asymmetrically striped and geometric figures in beige, yellow, and black wool on natural cotton warps. Jacquard, Double Weave. Warp is cotton, natural, beige. Weft is wool, beige, heather, yellow, black....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.141
Placemat - human figures and hearts; weft-stripe embroidery weave in brown, green, gold, and red; natural linen warp fringed at both ends; selvedge finished with taped hem. Weave is Plain weave brocade with inlay weft. Warp is linen, natural; Weft is cotton and wool....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.99
Sample - weft stripe contains lozenge shapes going in warp direction in two shades of green wool on natural cotton warp. Weave: Twill, point Warp: Cotton, natural Weft: wool, 2 shades of green....View Full Record
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sample, woven 00.20.40
Sample - Window blind or placemat. Woven using cattail rushes in warp along with jute fibers. Weft yarns are olive, cream and blue and are woven in stripes/bands so warp shows. Alice Mattil made several samples (see "related objects") of placemats and window blinds. A note with the objects reads, "I did many placemats and window blinds for family and friends. I experimented for weavings using natural Kansas materials."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.34
Blanket fragment - Plaid pattern, vegetable dyed, Indigo, Cochineal red, fruit bark dyes. Twill weave; warp and weft are the same wool in stripes of indigo, cochineal, fruit bark dyes. Evidence of a selvedge, though edge is badly worn; hemmed on one end....View Full Record
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Sample 2010.01.12
Handwoven sample - aqua blue mat. Tagged, "Diagram 17, Rose & Compass Diaper" - Spot Bronson; linen. See "Related Publications." Item is one of 13 items that are Dorothy Burton's interpretation of the drafts on pages 66-72 in the book "Domestic manufacturer's Assistant and Family Directory in the Arts of Weaving and Dyeing" by J. and R. Bronson, published 1817. She published them in "Versatile Bronson" on pages 13-21....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.474
Fine 2-ply cotton warp and weft with tucks and Spanish lace. In tucks and Spanish lace, the fiber is doubled or tripled. Cut warp on both ends....View Full Record
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sample, woven 00.20.37
Sample - Window blind or placemat. Warp alternates between green wheat straw and olive yarn. Wide and narrow bands of color (weft stripes) are spaced out so warp shows. Weft stripes are olive, cream, and blue. Alice Mattil made several samples (see "related objects") of placemats and window blinds. A note with the objects reads, "I did many placemats and window blinds for family and friends. I experimented for weavings using natural Kansas materials."...View Full Record
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