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Runner, Table 86.2.27a,b
Pair of cream silk items, probably table runners. Long, narrow rectangular runners with knotted, applied fringe at either end, central plain field outlined in applied cream silk cord and tarnished silver thread cord. Decorative border all around of blossom, stems and leaf sprigs, all embroidered. Lined with gauzy silk in plain weave; circular lead weights - two per end....View Full Record
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Mat, table 86.4.70
Mat - natural cotton and natural linen overshot pattern includes checkerboard; fringed on all four sides....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.1.186 City
Summer and winter weave panel in cotton warp and cotton ground weft, with rayon boucle pattern weft. Depicts rows of city skyscrapers. Reddish-brown skyscrapers on light beige background. Dowel pocket at top for use as a wallhanging. Selvedge sides and hemmed bottom. This textile may have originally been woven as curtain fabric. Warp is natural cotton 20/2? and 40 EPI. Pattern weft could be rayon or silk. It is two ply boucle, light reddish brown....View Full Record
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Blouse 93.5.184
Blouse of lavender and white cotton in tiny houndstooth check. Set-in sleeves, round neckline. Pearl buttons in back closure which runs full length. Back has a seam at the waist with a dart and short peplum below the waist. Front has vertical tucks in the weave. The tucks, in varying widths, are pink and lavender cotton in plain weave....View Full Record
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Yardage 93.9.3
Yardage - Variations of greens and gold metallic thread, color gradation yelloe/green. Paddle weaving....View Full Record
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sampler 86.4.54a-b
Two samplers - orange cotton stripes with open weave areas secured with glue. Twill weaves....View Full Record
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Apron 93.5.194
Full apron with neck band and waist straps. Constructed of handwoven fabric in red and white cotton. Warp and weft are white cotton with supplemental pattern in multi-strand red. Block weave and huck; pattern "grows" from top to bottom....View Full Record
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Rug 86.5.76
Rag rug - crocheted in concentric stripes of black, white, blue, grey, red, yellow and numerous print fabrics. Cotton....View Full Record
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Apron 93.5.192
Brown half apron of sheer, plain weave shiny fiber. Patch pockets are with handwoven in Overshot. Handwoven fabric has white cotton warp and weft . Pattern weft is yellow boucle cotton, , green, blue, orange, red, maroon, and white cotton....View Full Record
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Rug 86.5.77
Rug - faded rag type, blue warp, strips of red, blue, green and multicolored cotton weft, plain weave, knotted fringe at both warp ends; thumb-tacked to wooden rod for hanging....View Full Record
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