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fragment, woven 00.26.2a-b
Two blanket fragments. Camel color and orange-red. Intersecting stripes. Hem on one edge of (A) is blanket stitched in red thread. Twill, double weave. Note on catalog card by Sonja Whal says "there may be fragments cut of the same blanket in the collection." Note on catalog card also says "note dark blue woolen stitches @ seam", but we did not see any stitches on 4/1/2010. Perhaps they meant object 00.26.3. ...View Full Record
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scarf, piano 93.5.12
Piano scarf/cover - Tan background with swirling floral design, vases, horsemen, and a building in each corner. Designs are woven in navy blue, orange, black, grey and gold fibers. Jacquard weave. Warp is natural linen and pale grey, pale blue, orange, and rose silk. Filler is black wool and gold cotton....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.74
Scraps of "antique cotton for patchwork quilts." Nine bundles, 34 pieces in all. Various colors and patterns; mostly plain weave with printed patterns....View Full Record
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doily 00.21.29
Circular lace doily. Commercial lace center with handmade lace border. Floral pattern with leaves....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 00.21.4a-b
Two pieces of the same woven cotton fabric. White background with black stripes, some stripes are made up of small crosses and dots....View Full Record
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Sample, woven 00.21.7a-b
Two scraps of the same woven cotton, blue and white stripes....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.1
Blanket fragment - stripes of natural color, raspberry, light blue, dark blue, madder/olive-brown - in warp and weft forming intersecting bands. fine overcasting stitches to seam the sections. Tagged, "Blanket made in two sections, seamed thru red stripe." Cotton and wool. Twill weave....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.19
Blanket fragment - indigo blue and natural plaid; medium weight; wool warp and weft; weave is possibly a twill variation. Comments by Ruth Holroyd: "Threading seems correct (90 degrees from label) treadling varies to make it appear like errors. Double thread at point S twills." There is a threading diagram by R. Holroyd with the note. Tagged by Elizabeth Terlouw: "Gift of Mrs. Amarette Claris, Blandford, MA."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.20
Blanket fragment - tan, blue, indigo; heavy wool warp and weft; woven in rosepath. Tagged, "Sample shows seam - in the middle of stripe - each strip measured 42" wide - with no selvedge showing. Outer edge hemmed. See 'Heirlooms from Old Looms' p. 215 book of the Colonial Coverlet Guild of America. Woven Rosepath." Second note: threading and treadling instruction....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.23a-c
Blanket fragment - three pieces from the same natural and light brown checked blanket; wool warp and weft; lightweight; twill weave; "buffalo plaid"; Largest piece has initials cross stitched in blue "K M T"...View Full Record
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