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Sample 86.4.196
Fabric sample - diamond-textured wool in two colored sections of gold and chartreuse with central spots in red and brown. COMMERCIAL. Jacquard....View Full Record
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Comb 86.4.202
Comb - Tiny bone comb with riveted bone handle, perhaps for a doll or baby's hair. In envelope embossed on back "J.R. Weldin. Pittsburgh PA". Front of envelope has seemingly unrelated notes about Civil War biscuits and hard tack in two different handwritings. "1863 Mrs. Reid baked the morning before they left/ Soda Bisquit." "Hard tack [illegible word] home from Civil War by [initials hard to read, possibly T.B.?]."...View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.21
Fabric sample - cotton gauze figured stripe in black, yellow, blue and orange floral motifs on white ground. Appears to have been cut from a garment....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.4.22
Sampler - Ecru linen lace weave with stripes of Brooks Bouquet, twisted Brooks Bouquet, Spanish lace, and embroidery figures in yellow....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.5.90
Woven sample; natural cotton twill and embroidery weaves on red cardboard lease sticks; long self-fringe at lower edge....View Full Record
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Sample 86.4.27
Fabric sample - lavender? (rust) and gold cotton geometric figure. Crackle weave. Warp is gold cotton 2/2. Weft is same for tabby, plus pattern in lavender cotton 20/2. Mounted on an 8x10 card....View Full Record
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Reed 86.4.305c
Reed - Chinese?. Made of bamboo, rice paper, linen....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.5.9
Upholstery sample, matted and wrapped in plastic sleeve for York State Craftsmen Exhbiit. Tan, light brown with yellow design. Warp: linen. Filler: linen, different sizes. Weave: Twill derivative....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 86.4.34
Fabric sample - fragment of Peruvian tapestry-woven narrow fabric in crimson wool with stylized animal figure in pink. Woven fringe. Warp is possibly cotton. Weft is possibly wool....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.4.41
Sampler - brown, pink, green, and purple on ecru linen warp, in a variety of crackle weaves. Uneven fringe on both ends....View Full Record
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