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Sample 87.6.117
Large fabric sample in white and light brown fine yarns. Overall cut shape suggests this was yardage cut to sew a large woman's top. Warp threads are natural cotton three ply fine yarn. Weft is light brown wool. Selvedge on one side; other edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.150
Off white rectangular piece in heavy cotton, M's and O's. One selvedge and three raw edges....View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.168
Deep red rectangular sampler with twelve blocks of twill variations. Blocks are outline with light grey yarn. Warp and weft are the same red and maroon two ply S twist wool. Two selvedges and fringed at both warp ends, one of which is secured with overcast stitching....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.174
Natural cotton irregularly shaped sample of Swedish lace. Wide margins of plain weave at selvedges and along the beginning edge. Warp and weft are both cotton floss twisted Z. ...View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.31
Black and white fragment of twill Shadow Weave. Four raw cut edges. Black threads are two ply Z twist and white threads are Z twist singles. Yarns appar to be handwoven....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.153
Rectangular sample of natural color linen in warp and weft. Mostly twill weave. Two selvedges and two open ends....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.163
Blue and white fabric sample, rectangular. Warp is white two ply S twist, possibly rayon. Weft is a blue rayon singles. Appears to be a multishaft version of a Huck lace creating a subtle diamond pattern. Two selvedges and machine stitching securing one cut edge, other raw edge unsecured....View Full Record
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sampler 86.5.57
Woven sampler of plain weave, figure patterns, stripes, novelty yarns, US 20th century carpets and rugs. Twill. Multicolored. Black linen, warp fringe. All wool sewing yarns, cotton rags, nylon stocking, boucle....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.5.46
Table mat sample, matted and wrapped in plastic sleeve for York State Craftsmen Exhibit. Fabric contains stripes of green, blue, red, gray, yellow, white, with no overall dominant color. Warp: cotton. Filler: various threads shown in fringe. Weave: plain....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.5.45
Place mat sample, matted and wrapped in plastic sleeve for York State Craftsmen Exhibit. Ivory color with a diamond twill pattern overall. Warp: cotton. Filler: same. Weave: twill derivative....View Full Record
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