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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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Tapestry 85.4.318
Tapestry - Depicts two goldfish swimming towards dark blue bottom, and one sailship floating over them. Fringed at both ends. Tapestry, Inlaid, silk, space-dyed in blue, orange, green and natural colors....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 98.6.11
Three fragments of towel. White with 1" hem, hemstitched. Point twill weave produces small diamond pattern. Cross stitch design depictis blue ribbon above yellow baskets with pink and tan flowers....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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Fragment, woven 93.5.57
Towel fragment - Natural color handspun and handwoven linen. Plain weave. Similar to D.A. Adams textile Western New York....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.81
Fabric sample - reversible figured weft stripe in white, black, orange, green and yellow wool twills with plain weave stripe in natural; on natural cotton warp. Point twill weave....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.54G
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white. Summer and winter weave, 6 shaft, Mosaic pattern. Warp is cotton, natural, plied. Weft is cotton, natural, (plied, unusual for S & W.) Pattern weft is wool, indigo, dark. Selvedge on one side. F and G were one piece, but were cut into two fragments to be used as teaching examples....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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