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Sampler 85.5.429
Sampler - small rectangular black and cream sampler on a small dowel for hanging. Eight sections of twill weaves. Cotton twill stripe. Knotted fringe on bottom. Labeled....View Full Record
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sample, woven 85.5.43A-B
Coverlet fragments- Black, white and red large twill plaid. Both are rectangular. Handwritten note on artifact says commercial. a) has three machine stitched hems. b) two sides are stitched....View Full Record
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yarn 86.5.91
Yarn Sample - Royal blue linen warp knotted and attached to two wooden lease sticks with lengths of yellow cotton yarn....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 85.5.119
Piece of cloth from Guatemala - gold background with diamond patterned stripes in reds, greens, blacks, and cream. Weave: overshot. Warp: cotton, singles, natural. Fine warp is closely sett. Weft: cotton, gold. Pattern weft: several colors. Weft is very firmly beaten....View Full Record
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sampler 85.5.441
Sampler - Tan with stripes of neutral colors - browns, black, yellow, orange. Cotton twill stripes. Weave and thread analysis attached. Fringe on one end, the other has a small .5" fringe. Jute....View Full Record
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Sample 86.5.87
Rug sample - Plain weave stripes of navy, gold, blue, grey heather, rose, yellow, brown and black wool on cotton warp. Tagged, "Briggs and Little rug wool."...View Full Record
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Sampler 85.5.63a-c
Sampler (c)- Monk's Belt pattern in browns, golds and greens. (a) is letter from weaver, (b) is draft and instructions for weaving. Weave: Overshot, Monk's Belt Warp: Cotton, 20/2 "Cork" Lily EPI: 30 Weft: Cotton, 8/4; Nylon, brown; Saran, gold; Spun Rayon, Terra Cota; Rayon Boucle, dark green; spun Rayon, Old gold....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 85.5.124
Runner - Gold color with stylized long-tailed birds standing on columns, trees in\between, also small birds and geometric pattern borders. Hand embroidered and hand picked-up. Commercially Handwoven for Guatemalan tourist trade (?). Weave is plain weave with inlay. Warp: cotton, natural singles, handspun? Weft: cotton, gold. Pattern weft: multicolored. ...View Full Record
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Runner, table 85.5.125
Table runner - Bright primary colors. Rainbow of stripes with a diamond figure in center. Fringed ends. Weave uses tapestry techniques. Weft-face. Stri - Plain Weave. Warp: cotton, natural. Weft: Fine wool in many colors....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.5.84
Woven rug sampler - Rug-rule. Rust, gold, blue and yellow wool on a yellow linen warp. Self fringe on both ends. (one is tied, the other is not.) Weaving instructions/analysis attached on front. Rags at the beginning on one end. Crackle, twill fancy....View Full Record
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