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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 00.20.33
Window blind sample - Narrow and wide sticks as warp. Weft stripes of browns, creams, orange, yellow, gold and black yarns. 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 2010.01.08
Handwoven sample - royal blue mat. Tagged, "Diagram 13, 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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sample, woven 86.4.8
Fabric sample - tapestry-woven wool with three-step pyramid motif in natural with orange rectangle "door" on brown heather background with black borders on all four sides. Plain weave, slit tapestry. Warp is wool, natural. Weft is wool, natural, brown, orange, black....View Full Record
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Belt 86.4.109
Belt - white with blue stripes along the long edges, blue typical S. American symbols in center and long twisted fringe at both warp ends. Cotton. Inkle weaving, tapestry technique. Warp is cotton, natural and heavy dark blue, 2 singles, plied, then plied again. Selvedge of medium blue in several singles. Weft is cotton, natural, 5 ply....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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sample, woven 86.4.73
Woven sample - Mostly green with patterned weft stripes in black, brown. Warp is natural cotton, Tabby and pattern weft are green linen. Pattern weft threads are black, brown, white and green. Woven as overshot. Point twill variation. Threading appears to be 1,2,3,4,1,4,3,2,1. 1/4" contrasting selvedges in olive green....View Full Record
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Mat, table 86.4.74
Mat - wool plain weave with weft stripes of grey, black and blue; finished with hem at both warp ends. (Hemmed by hand.) Experimental use of a threading pattern. Weave: experimental overshot. Warp: cotton, natural Weft: wool, rough, grey, black, blue....View Full Record
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