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sample, woven 00.20.35
Window blind sample - Flat wooden slats for warp. Weft stripes let most of wood show. Weft fibers are natural brown, jute, cream, green, light yellow and light blue and metallic gold yarn. 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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Sampler 2010.01.34
Sampler -Green and rust colored, "Spot Bronson with color usage"; yarn is Linnay, woven on 4-harness loom....View Full Record
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Sampler 2010.01.33
Sampler - blue/green and multicolored; "Diagram 5 - Spot Bronson - Use of Color"; woven on 8-harness loom; featured in Handwoven Magazine, see "related publications"....View Full Record
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Sampler 2010.01.32
Sampler - blue/green; "Bronson Lace and Bronson II on same warp"; woven on 8-harness loom; linen....View Full Record
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sample, woven 00.20.36
Sample - Window blind or placemat. Warp is split bamboo and wheat straw along with jute and olive cotton. Weft stripes/bands of color are widely spaced to let warp show. Weft stripes are black, olive, jute, blue and cream. 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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Sample 93.5.308
Summer and winter weave. Double cloth. White linen warp and weft of wool in rust, brown, 2 shades of pink....View Full Record
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Blanket 00.24.1
Blanket, lap - cream, brown, taupe wool. Tone on tone taupe grid. All four sides are fringed....View Full Record
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Sample 03.4.2
Small rectangular sample, overall purple and blues, waffle weave in very heavy yarns. Mounted on card with draft in ink....View Full Record
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Sample 03.4.3
Small rectangular sample in brown, tan white and red, twill variation. Mounted on card with draft in ink. Noted on old catalog card as made by Natalie B. Two selvedges and two cut ends. Tan, white and red threads in warp and weft is brown yarn. Red and white threads create vertical stripes. Selvedges are ragged....View Full Record
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Mat, table 86.4.71
Mat - white cotton and natural linen lace-weave with areas of leno; fringed on all four sides....View Full Record
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