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Fragment, woven 95.15.8
Fragment of a textile - possibly a rug, wall hanging, table runner or portieve. Mustard color chenille border and floral design in shades of mauve, pink, purple, cream and green. Hemmed edge has heavy fringe macrame tied with tassels. The other three sides are cut and unfinished. Warp - very fine lavender colored cotton. Weft - chenille- gold and multicolored....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.159
Placemat - grey and white cotton. Handwoven, needs analysis. Warp: Perle cotton, grey. Weft: cotton, natural....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.65
Tablecloth fragment - possibly white linen and cotton, twill weave, turned, 8 shaft, 2 block. Possibly commercial, because of appearance of selvedge. Border - 8 thread blocks; Pattern block - 44 threads each. Tagged by Terlouw, "Tablecloth linen/cotton, woven before 1850, note border."...View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.158
Placemat - golden yellow linen with natural weft border stripes. Woven as huck lace. Selvedges, hemmed on ends. Weave is huck variation with single and double huck units. Warp is golden yellow linen. Weft is same plus natural linen border....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.7
Fabric sample - tapestry-woven motif of grey wing (or hand) with black eye on natural wool with black borders; both selvedges. Cut on four sides. Weave is plain weave, tapestry. Warp is cotton, natural. Weft is wool, black, natural, grey....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.11
Squarish scrap of a blanket. Rich colors - red with blue stripes. Twill weave plaid. Tagged, "Blanket of two strips each 40" wide - no border pattern. Mrs. May Davis - Reed Rd. Bergen, N.Y." In different handwriting it also reads "Red is cochineal (tin mordant?) blue is indigo"...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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fragment, woven 00.26.13
Blanket fragment. Light brown with dark brown stripe. Twill weave. Wool. Medium weight blanket. Perfectly balanced twill....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.61
Sample - Grey with a variation of an overshot pattern in burgandy. Divided in three sections with red cotton warp and also with red weft. Warp is cotton, light grey, red. Weft is cotton, light grey; wool, burgandy; rayon, wrapped metallic....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.96
Small white rectangular hanging with some "gold" and "silver" metallic threads. Fiberglass in warp and weft with a variety of synthetic yarns in weft in varying thicknesses. Sampler of varying weaves in horizontal bands. Plain weave with exception of three bands of lacey weaves....View Full Record
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