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runner, table 86.4.36
Runner - natural cotton open weave with three figured stripes of red, orange, and green; swivel and inlay; fringed at both warp ends. Typical mexican thread. Weave contains Leno with Embroidery added. Hand inlay. It was once identified as Swivel Weave, but a comment from Ruth Holroyd says "no". (on catalog card.) Warp and weft are both cotton....View Full Record
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Hanging 95.6.1
Wall hanging. Multicolor: reds, oranges, deep blue, grey, gold, olive green, in a geometric pattern of intersecting bands of color. Fringe on bottom, dowel for hanging on top. Double weave, all acrylic yarns....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.165
Off white table mat woven with fine cotton. Plain weave overall. Side borders of hand-manipulated bands. Bands are Leno and Danish medallion....View Full Record
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Scarf 93.5.224
Twill overshot weave scarf with warp colors of yellow, brown, orange, and bright green wool. Weft is yellow. Distinct overshot patterns formed. Gisela Cook noted that a BF number of 9157 was also recorded and has been questioned--not found in any accessioning books. Unfinished ends. Label reads, "Possible student work."...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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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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banner 86.4.43
Banner - square scarf. Brown with cream image of a loom with Japanese characters. Typed note adhered to back says "made for the Belgium Exposition in Japan 1964 called a "Noren" (a banner) " Resist printed rayon....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.157
Beige cotton warp and weft with border decoration of green, yellow, blue and red bands of triangular motif. Colored bands woven with six strand floss....View Full Record
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coverlet 95.17.1a-b
Coverlet, Jacquard weave. Stripes of Indigo Blue, Sage Green, and Madder Red, and cream. Red is faded. Outer border has flowers and stars, inner border has birds and tree shape. Center has sun and floral medallions. 2.5" hem at top for hanging. Was used for curtains/drapery. ...View Full Record
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Sash 93.5.229
Sampler belt in green and white cotton. Band woven.....View Full Record
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