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Hanging 07.4.9
rectangular runner/tapestry/wall hanging, predominantly green, aqua, navy, grey, rose, orange and yellow. Tagged "Mrs. R's 6 week couse 1964 Tapestry". Weft patterns are stripes of colorful geometric shapes. Warp is mostly hidden. Appears to be wool weft....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 07.4.24
Woven sample. Coral and rose colored. sample was cut off of main piece of fabric, 1 edge is hemmed, 1 edge selvedge, 2 cut ends. Tagged by Susan Greene, "Used for a vest - not so hot c. 1980." Warp is possibly cotton or synthetic, single ply slub yarn. Weave is possibly dornick twill....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 07.4.25
Irregular cut piece of fabric (leftover), brown and green, likely alpaca and looped mohair. All edges are cut and unfinished. Tagged by Susan Greene "made as a laprobe, turned into a jacket." Warp and weft are looped mohair, likely alpaca. 2 ply. Straight twill weave in plaid pattern....View Full Record
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Sampler 07.4.26
Sampler - twill weave in green, purple, navy, aqua and burgandy. Finished with a knotted fringe. Uneven selvedge. Tagged by Susan Greene, "Mrs. R's 6 week course 1964/Structo Loom" Mrs. R refers to Else Regensteiner, under whom Susan Green studied. Warp is 10/2, 5/2, and 3/2 pearl cotton, S twist. Weft is pearl cotton, twills, single and double strands. Weave structure is a sampler of various twills....View Full Record
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Sampler 07.4.27
Sampler - twill weaves in red, green, purple, navy, aqua and burgandy, with rows of leno weave. 1964 Structo Loom. One edge is knotted fringe, the other is straight stitched. Horizontal and vertical stripes with bands of plain, twill, leno and basket weave. Warp is 10/2, 5/2, and 3/2 pearl cotton, S twist. Weft is pearl cotton, slub yarns and synthetics - singles and two ply....View Full Record
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Scarf 07.4.28
scarf - predominantly burgandy, russet, green and "gold" yarns of varying textures. Striped pattern. Knotted fringe. Tagged by Susan Greene, "One of my best projects c. 1991." Warp is alpaca, silk, wool, loop mohair, synthetic, brushed mohair, 2 ply (wool) 'boucle', brushed mohair, chenille, kintted ribbon. Plain weave. weft appears to be kid mohair, brushed. ...View Full Record
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Sample 07.4.29
Bundle of 13 multicolored braided bands. These samples were used in 4th and 5th grade education projects, presumably by Susan Greene. Samples include square, flat and round braids and various finishes. The longest is 34 inches, the shortes is 6 inches. Mostly man made fibers, in various colors. 2 and 3 ply medium to heavy weight S twist yarns. One braid is embellished with yellow and green feathers....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 07.4.3
8 Woven samples matted on two connected boards with one magazine print of Matisse goldfish bowl painting. Woven samples (especially color schemes) inspired by painting. Many colors including pink, purple, green, brown, red, blue, black, cream and brown....View Full Record
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Hanging 07.4.4
Wall hanging in tapestry weave with rya techniques. Predominatnly brown and deep rose tagged "Tapestry/Semester/1966". Wrapped edge with heavier knots in center. Velcro added on back at top for mounting....View Full Record
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sample, woven 07.4.5
Small sample for wall hanging - 4th grade tapestry - "My Twining Sample" Black warp with purple, bown, beige and off white, mounted on a twig. Has feathers and loops for hanging, plus a larkshead knot fringe. Warp is pink cotton. Weft is various colors of mop cotton 3-ply with soft twist. Tapestry weft faced weave....View Full Record
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