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sample, woven 86.4.18
Fabric sample - tan and natural wool with green, figured pattern. Weave is plain weave with supplementary warp, alternating weft; pickup. Appears to be cut lengthwise from a larger piece and warp is ravelled out between supplementary warp bands for weft fringe. Substantiated by the appearance at one end of the plain weave catching all of the supplementary warp....View Full Record
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Rug 87.2.5
Rug - striped rag type in blue, beige, and multicolor silk rags on brown cotton warp. Tagged "Blake Rug". Hem at one end. May be a wall hanging. Cat. card reads, "Associated with Clayton?"...View Full Record
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Purse 93.5.201
Clutch style evening purse in orange, yellow and brown bands of boundweave. Warp is cotton, weft is wool. Lined in dark brown synthetic and padded. Inside pockets, one with overlap and snaps....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.176
Small table runner or mat of Tarascon lace, in leno structure, showing classic chevron pattern. Very fine hemstitching. Yarn is very fine twisted cotton in natural color....View Full Record
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coverlet 95.17.1a-b
Coverlet, Jacquard weave. Stripes of Indigo Blue, Sage Green, and Madder Red, and cream. Red is faded. Outer border has flowers and stars, inner border has birds and tree shape. Center has sun and floral medallions. 2.5" hem at top for hanging. Was used for curtains/drapery. ...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.9
Coverlet fragment - Rust and brown wool, natural cotton. Overshot weave. Table of diamonds. Draft attached. Cotton warp and tabby. Brown and red wool pattern weft. Three edges hemmed, one rough cut. There is a note attached with info about similar diamond table pattern in Art Institute of Chicago's "Handbook on the Collection of Woven Coverlets" p. 23....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.170
White linen placemat with plain weave center, lacey weave "F" in upper right corner. At left is border of heavy harns woven into weft, in Fibonacci-like sequence. Placemat, #1 in a set of 5....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.218
Brown table runner with light brown cotton warp. Weft in reddish brown cotton, tan and yellowish brown wool. Some green woollen threads laid in. " Finished ends....View Full Record
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runner, table 86.2.22a-b
Two table runners. (a) is shorter than (b). Both are natural beige linen plain weave with beige/gold counted drawnwork stripes separating vining floral cross stitch pattern in blue, beige/gold, green and rust. Borders also have beige/gold drawnwork stripe. Hemmed on both ends....View Full Record
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banner 86.4.43
Banner - square scarf. Brown with cream image of a loom with Japanese characters. Typed note adhered to back says "made for the Belgium Exposition in Japan 1964 called a "Noren" (a banner) " Resist printed rayon....View Full Record
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