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Fragment, woven 93.5.48B
Coverlet fragment - Pattern in tan with fine light brown yarn. Cotton warp and weft; wool pattern weft; Overshot weave, star and table pattern....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.49
Coverlet fragment - Three shades of brown, Overshot weave; Warp: cotton, natural, hand spun, plied; Weft: finer cotton, natural; Pattern weft: three shades of brown wool, handspun. Selvedge on one side, draft included. Handwritten note from Terlouw reads, "A most unusual coverlet in the fact that the pattern weft is made up of two strands of different colored yarns." [Ruth Holroyd believes it is actually 3] "The draft given is really an educated guess, as there are a great number of errors, even some doubled warps."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.5
Shawl fragment - Cream wool with red and black plaid stripes. Warp stripes mixed with decorative stripes in pointed twill weave as opposed to plain weave other stripes. Three cut edges, one edge with fringe....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.50
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and dark natural. Overshot weave, simple diamond pattern. Warp is cotton, dark natural, handspun. Weft is cotton, handspun, finer than warp. Pattern weft is heavy wool, indigo, plied. Draft attached. Bubbling suggests the material has been washed, which causes uneven shrinkage of fibers....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.51A
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue (indigo) and natural. Overshot weave, roses or snowballs with a border. Warp and weft are natural cotton, pattern weft is dark indigo blue wool. A is hemmed crudely, evidence of selvedge by a few pattern weft threads. B is cut from A, it matches....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.52
Fragment of a coverlet. White, blue (indigo) and dark pink (madder), overshot weave, star and table pattern. Pattern in fine wool. Warp and tabby are fine linen. Weaving draft is attached. Color changes with each treadling change. Card attached to object says warp is linen but catalog card says 42 EPI cotton, natural. Weft is cotton, natural, finer than the warp. The pattern weft is wool. Indigo and rose singles....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.53
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular piece, dark blue and mustard yellow and white/natural. Plaid pattern with wheels and checks in grid. Overshot weave. One selvedge, three cut edges - two with modern hem stitch to stop fraying. Attached note reads, "wheel and table type pattern/ Pattern dark blue and ochre wool with yard breaks in spots." Sample draft attached....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54G
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white. Summer and winter weave, 6 shaft, Mosaic pattern. Warp is cotton, natural, plied. Weft is cotton, natural, (plied, unusual for S & W.) Pattern weft is wool, indigo, dark. Selvedge on one side. F and G were one piece, but were cut into two fragments to be used as teaching examples....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.57
Towel fragment - Natural color handspun and handwoven linen. Plain weave. Similar to D.A. Adams textile Western New York....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.59
Towel fragment - Natural linen, Plain weave. Warp and weft are handspun linen. Made from flax grown in homesteaded barn yard and woven on a wooden loom by Dorcas Aubura Adams - 1832-1930, Brockport or Clarkson, NY. Selvedge on one edge....View Full Record
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