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Hanging 86.4.301
Wall hanging- woven transparency in natural linen with laid-in work in half bleached linen; very fine open balanced gauzy background; hemstitched hem; attached to a wooden stick. Weave structure is plain weave with inlay, HV Technique (Swedish term)....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.9
Coverlet fragment - Rust and brown wool, natural cotton. Overshot weave. Table of diamonds. Draft attached. Cotton warp and tabby. Brown and red wool pattern weft. Three edges hemmed, one rough cut. There is a note attached with info about similar diamond table pattern in Art Institute of Chicago's "Handbook on the Collection of Woven Coverlets" p. 23....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.159
Off white table mat with floral details and decorative bands in two shades of blue. Plain weave linen overall. Fine blue cotton yarn inlay of flowers set in diagonally opposite corners. Blue twill borders at either end. . Machine-made label says, "Valhalla / St. Mary's Weavers / NY."...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.160
Gray linen plain weave table mat with symmetrical maroon border inlay at sides....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.170
White linen placemat with plain weave center, lacey weave "F" in upper right corner. At left is border of heavy harns woven into weft, in Fibonacci-like sequence. Placemat, #1 in a set of 5....View Full Record
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runner, table 86.4.306
Runner, white with plain and figured blue stripes. Figured stripes depict animals (cats?) and trees....View Full Record
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Bag 86.4.32
Bag - Embroidery weave on black cotton in red, purple, yellow, blue and green; seed or shell trim above a fringe on lower edge. Weave is plain weave with hand inlay. Band weaving. Warp is cotton, black. Weft is black cotton, red wool, embroidery floss and wool designs....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.226
Multi-colored band woven sample of cotton in beige, green russet, blue....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.218
Brown table runner with light brown cotton warp. Weft in reddish brown cotton, tan and yellowish brown wool. Some green woollen threads laid in. " Finished ends....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 97.20.53a-b
Two fragments of the same coverlet. Blue, pink (madder red) and white with smaller stripes of greenish/tan. Pattern contains blocks, diamonds and stripes. Large seam in the center. On cut edge of (a) and (b) match up. (a) is rectangular, (b) is irregular shape with one hemmed edge....View Full Record
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