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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 98.6.15
Fragment of a white towel with blue "M" embroidered on it. One hemmed edge and one selvedge, other edges are cut and frayed. Note on towel reads: "24" x at least 36. Note extra line in hemstitching - at both ends. Bird's eye Twill. 'M' initial is for MOIR, Betty's maiden name."...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.95
Shiny white placemat. Decorative bands at side borders created with heavy white weft yarns and copper threads. Except for copper threads, all yarns are white fiberglass. Shows tracking....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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doily 00.21.28
Circular lace doily, made from cream/tan colored fiber which is knotted. Spanish lace....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 93.5.48A
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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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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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 93.5.46
Blanket fragment - Navy and white plaid; twill weave. Warp and weft are wool, natural and indigo, singles. Treadling errors, experimental....View Full Record
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