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Sample 86.4.155
Fabric sample - blue and white geometric design on grey wool on black cotton warp. Design is different on each side. There are two 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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belt 86.4.117
Belt - Blue, natural, orange, pink, and green weft stripe and tapestry-woven geometric geometric figures; self fringe at one warp end and added twisted fringe at the other of green and natural cotton. Weave is Inkle weaving. Descriptive name: Tapestry. Warp: cotton, natural. Weft: wool, blue, natural, pink, green, orange....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 93.5.50
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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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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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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Sample 87.6.16
Overall beige sample with horizontal stripes of textured yarns and Ms and Os pattern. Warp threads are pearly white synthetic. Weft are same and silver colored metallic, very shiny off white, and off white chenille. One selvedge and three cut, raw edges....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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Sampler 87.6.19
Long narrow sampler in natural color cotton showing letters and geometric shapes in lacy weave. Plain weave overall....View Full Record
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