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Rug 85.4.310
Woven Rug/Tapestry - pink and multicolor wool rug with large birds and human figures. Woven by children in Harraniya, outside Cairo, Egypt. Tapestry rug depicts five large birds in dense grass, a child rides the back of the center bird. Background hues are pale blue, pale chartreuse, and deep brown. Tapestry has wool weft on linen warp. Old exhibit label with rug says "small tapestry beaters tightly pushed each segment of weave ito the intended spot. The hanging has not been steamed to lay flat, a possible indication of the fact that it is an older piece as more recently woven pieces from El Harraniyeh appear flat."...View Full Record
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blanket 85.4.316
Blanket, red, blue, black and tan wool twill plaid with fringe. Twill weave with a mixed warp, striped mixed fibers. Same is true for the weft....View Full Record
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Placemat 86.4.136
Placemat - natural linen plain weave with novelty border at both warp ends. Appears to be threaded as Huck, alternating 3 thread unit with the 5 thread unit. The inlay is inserted into the alternating pattern sheds. Weave: Plain with inlay. Warp: Linen singles, natural. Weft pattern: Linen, boucle....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 86.4.137
Sample - grey, yellow and natural wool stripes in plain and figured twill weaves on natural wool warp; fringed on all four sides....View Full Record
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sampler 86.4.138
Sampler - grey and natural color. Double plain weave in overall figure pattern of grey and natural wool warp on natural and light grey cotton weft. From Holland. Commercial. Double Weave. Warp is wool, steel grey and oatmeal. Weft is cotton, natural and light grey/green....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.4.139
Sampler - natural linen plain weave with blue bands of twill and embroidery weaves; tapestry-woven abstract image at one end in green, pink, brown, rust and shades of blue; unfinished at both warp ends (taken from loom). Difficult to determine from which side it was woven. Threading pattern unknown. Warp is linen, natural. Weft: linen, blue-grey stocking pieces in a number of colors. hand pick-up, overshot experiment....View Full Record
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mat 86.4.14
Mat - natural linen with striped central motif in halvgobelang embroidery weave in shades of tan, yellow nad green; self fringe and both warp ends. Weave is plain weave with halvgobelang/inlay. EPI: 10. Warp is natural linen. Weft 1 is natural linen. Weft 2 (pattern) is wool and linen blends....View Full Record
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mat 86.4.15
Mat - square in ecru linen with inlay square and rectangular figures in shades of yellow and orange. Plain weave "H.V. Technique". Warp is linen. Weft tabby is lien. Weft pattern is linen blends in size and color....View Full Record
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sample, woven 86.4.150
Fabric sample or placemat - Natural background with rose "v" pattern. the reverse is pink with natural "v" pattern. Fringed on four sides. Supplementary warp in rose colored rayon and cotton and natural colored linen. Plain weave with supplementary warp on second beam. Could be a 2 shuttle weave with pattern in three materials of cotton, rayon and linen....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 86.4.151
Fabric sample - camel and natural cotton color with geometric pattern in camel and brown wool warp in double weave. Commercial, made in Holland....View Full Record
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