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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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Belt 86.4.118
Belt - narrow woven belt, multicolored. Cotton in abstract figured weft areas of sienna, blue, black, yellow and green. Inkle weaving, tapestry technique. Warp is cotton, singles in natural, sienna, yellow, grey green, black. Weft is same, used double. Green and sienna pompoms added at both ends. Warp ends twisted to form two cords....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.48A
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 93.5.51A
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, woven 00.21.3
Antique warp faced fabric swatch. Multicolored stripes - blue, cream, red, green, black. Half of it is all one piece, the other half is made up of 5 swatches pieced together. Attached note says "Note: in the unpieced area the reversal of stripe order from two centers.- 1. the Inkle type design stripe, 2. the Inkle type fine design stripe....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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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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Sample 86.4.119
Card folio containing two fabric samples. Rainbow of colors include blue, green, rust, and gold; cotton; plain weave plaid and twill stripe....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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