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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 93.5.57
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 86.4.83
Fabric sample - Point twill with geometric figures of leaf motifs alternating with plain weave in green, white, yellow, grey and red wool; black cotton warp....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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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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Sample 87.2.8
Deep rose, grey and off white woolen plaid sample. Irregular shape, mouted on card. Suiting weight. Threads are singles, S twist. One selvedge present. Six cut eges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.39
Brown sample of woolen fabric, suiting weight, with black and russet vertical stripes. Russet stripes are subtle. Black stripes are predominant. They appear as a pair of black threads, dotted along their length. Warp threads are brown and russet Z twist singles along with a black and brown two ply S twist yarn. Weft threads are brown and gey Z twist singles.Two selvedges and two fringe edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.40
Large sample of oranges, golds and yellows with a white pattern. Rectangular. Fancy twill woven as an overshot. A plain weave weft thread is woven before and after every white twill pattern shot. Not balanced - faces not identical. Two selvedges and two raw cut edges. One cut edge has plain weave margin before pattern starts. Weft threads are cotton for plain weave and white rayon for the twill pattern....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.38
Woolen twill fragment with houndstooth in green, off white, light blue, brown and burgundy. Bands of color overlap to create plaid effect. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges. Basted hem on one selvedge side....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.113
Small rectangular sample with weft stripes of pattern in blue, green, orange, pink, buff and off white. All yarn is cotton. Two selvedges. Machine stitiched to rectangle of starched buckram, possibly to create a book cover....View Full Record
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