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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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Purse 00.25.2
woven bag - pouch style purse in black, red, green and yellow. Draw string handles, and black fringe on bottom....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.61
Fragment of an antique woolen blanket. Natural wool (cream) color, twill weave. Note in Betty Terlouw's handwriting says "woven in two sections." It has one selvedge and 3 cut edges. The selvedge is threaded in pairs....View Full Record
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tunic 2005.1.10
Coral colored tunic - plain weave with drawn threadwork near cuffs and bottom. Both armpits are open. Plain weave with open spaces left in warp and weft that were embroidered on the loom with drawn-threadwork designs....View Full Record
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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 93.5.53
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 93.5.52
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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Lace 86.2.109
Lace insertion; machine-made bobbin lace in the style of Maltese work or reticella; large vining floral motifs in various meshes; spot beading and picots on both edges....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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Sample 86.4.96
Fabric sample - Double faced, natural wool and grey heather, two shades of grey and black with black lozenge motifs, and scallops stripes in weft of black and 2 shades of grey. Attached tag reads "Holland. Upholstery - or used as design for a rug." Weave: Twill variations, Double faced. Warp: Cotton, natural. Weft: Wool. Design is slightly different on each side. There are 2 wefts; each is woven in such a way as to create a weft faced fabric on each side using a common warp thread to connect the layers as a single cloth....View Full Record
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