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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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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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Sample 86.4.157
Fabric sample - weft stripe twill in charteuse, light green, yellow, natural and orange cotton and linen on natural linen warp. Weave: twill, point. Multishaft. Warp: linen, natural Weft: linen, yellow, orange; cotton, light green, light chartreuse; cotton coucle, light green, light chartreuse....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.45B
Coverlet fragment - natural cotton with rose wool pattern; Overshot weave, pattern is extension of "Monmouth". Highly twisted and unevenly dyed pattern weft. Unusual selvedge treatment. It appears to have a tabby edge for reinforcement, handstitched to the selvedge. Handwritten note attached with more detail about weaving, and draft....View Full Record
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Belt 86.4.115
Belt - flexible leaf fiber in warp stripes of teal, lavender and natural; closed with two bamboo rings. Inkle weaving. Weft is the same fiber in natural color. Note the exceptional treatment of the ends, using warp turned to be weft. Attached note reads "Talirtion fiber belt, Bamboo rings, Bamboo Window $2.95"...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.6
Blanket fragment - Blue and white cotton and wool plaid. Weave: modified twill, Rosepath. Warp: wool, navy and cotton, 2-ply. Weft: same as warp. Indigo dyed. 28/20 off loom construction. 2/2 twill in diamond pattern....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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Fragment, woven 93.5.45A
Coverlet fragment - natural cotton with rose wool pattern; Overshot weave, pattern is extension of "Monmouth". Highly twisted and unevenly dyed pattern weft. Unusual selvedge treatment. It appears to have a tabby edge for reinforcement, handstitched to the selvedge. Handwritten note attached with more detail about weaving, and draft....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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Towel, Dish 93.5.58
Towel - linen, handwoven, twill weave, possibly handspun. Has hanging loop....View Full Record
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