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Tablecloth 97.25.2
Almost square off-white tablecloth that appears to be machine woven. Central filed of diamonds with huck-like motifs at center of each. Borders of twill chevron "stripes." Borders at corners show square of twill patterning. Two selvedges and two rolled hems....View Full Record
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Sample 97.25.5
Lenght of lacey weave, two selvedges, raw upper and lower edges. Lacey weave construction creates horizontal bands of pattern motifs including diamonds with crosses through the middle of each, zig zags and "N" shapes. Patterns are create d with a combination of plain weave and leno weave....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 97.25.7
White cotton table mat in plain weave overall with lacey weave border and cental field. Central field design consists of five large linked diamond shapes. Each diamond is made up of several lacey diamond shapes around a plain weave diamond center. Border diamonds sit in a row linked at side points. Lacey weave construction is leno. Hemmed on all four sides, handstitched....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 97.25.8
Off white lacey weave table mat. Wide hem on all four sides. Hems are plain weave. Lacey field of cloth shows pater on intelinked diamonds in trios. Lacey weave is leno....View Full Record
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Tablecloth 97.25.9
Almost square tablecloth in natural cotton color. Central field of rounded "checks" and wide, knotted lacey margin on all four sides. Edge of lacey margin is fringed. Weave structure for central field - honeycomb?...View Full Record
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Sample 97.9.157f
Small sample with a honeycomb structure. Beige, orange, and gold. Band of horizontal loops along one end. Rows of orange beads sewn down the center. Warp unknown, weft wool. Two selvedges, two finished hems....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.43A
Blanket fragment - wool in shades of brown. Twill weave, balanced. Warp and weft are striped wool, dark brown, natural, gold - singles. Selvedge on one side, hemmed at one end. Note from Terlouw, "beautiful color under hem on scrap attached." Original blanket was cut into three scraps, A, B, and C....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.68
Wedding sheet fragment - White linen, plain weave. Warp and weft are handspun linen. Tagged by Elizabeth Terlouw, "Flax grown, spun and woven by Mary Jane Dolph MacDowell, Hugaboone, NY (near Sodus). Married at age 11 years of age, died in her 30s in 1864. These sheets were for her daughter's wedding." Hemmed by hand on two sides, top hem is in drawn thread work....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.69
Sheeting fragment - white, cotton or linen, plain weave. Tagged in E. Terlouw's handwriting, "Sheeting, Flax grown, spun and woven by Mary Peters Loomis Comstock, Town of Sweden, NY." Edge crocheted with pale blue picot....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.75
Sample, overshot. Two-ply green, shiny synthetic warp and lighter green-tinged wool pattern weft. Mounted on card which includes threading and tie-up draft...View Full Record
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