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Bookmark 93.5.252
Bookmark of white cotton warp and fill or weft of blue mercerized cotton (?) and cotton stripes in black, green, yellow, pink, dusty rose, mauve, purple, wedgewood, royal, turquoise, light blue, and orange. Knotted ends. White center ornamentation....View Full Record
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Bookmark 93.5.253
Bookmark made from white cotton warp and fill or weft of red wool with cotton(?) border stripes of white. blue, pink, orange, black, and brown. Machine stitched 3/8 inch from end of weave. Center portion of red, 2.2 inches long, contains symmetrical tapestry detail....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.254
Small sampler in beige cotton with colorful bands running vertically through center. Natural colored cotton warp and weft with supplementary weft in three blues, two greens,one yellow, and one red in symmetrical geometric pattern. Pattern repeats are in blue only....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.258
Small lace sampler is made from unbleached natural cotton. Leno variations. Mounted on acid free card within protective sleeve....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.263
Small sample of blue and white cotton with bow-like clusters of weft threads. Blue and "gold" metallic ribbon inlaid. Warp is white cotton, weft fill is fine blue cotton. Second weft of heavier yarn in blue and blue/white blended yarns along with blue metallic and "gold" metallic ribbon. Inlaid yarns and ribbons are grouped in bundles of five, cinched in mid float by fine blue weft thread....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.264
Sample of a woven border. Designed so multicolored pattern weft forms Chevron pattern in the warp direction. Terra cotta cotton warp and weft with additional cotton floss in green, white, yellow, orange, and black. Gisela Cook's note: "is a duplicate BF number; incorrect object." Narrow selvedges on both sides have been pressed back to show a 2-inch piece. Cut on both ends....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.265
Plain weave cotton warp and weft. Machine stitched at both open warp ends. 2 selvedges. Some embroidered rows in rust, natural, blue, and black wool and in dark forest and 2 shades of turquoise cotton. The BF 8045 number, according to Gisela Cook's notation, is a duplicate number and incorrect....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.272
Rectangular sample mounted on card of various weaves: mock Leno, plain weave, and Bronson lace. Natural cotton warp and weft. IThe selvedge border is tightly set and tightly beaten. The plain weave areas are more open. The "windows" of the lace are correct. It is not clear how this could have been accomplished, and no special denting is evident; poorly beaten. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.273
Rectangular sample of twill weave. Warp and weft threads ae the same orange cotton four ply floss. Appears to be a non-traditional treadling of a traditional threading striped in M's and O's Machine stitched along 1 side. 1 selvedge....View Full Record
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Yardage 93.5.279a,b
Two large pieces of upholstery yardage, rep in pinkish beige and brown pattern of "L" shaped chunky blocks and squarew in positive and negative pattern. Warp threads are six-strand floss. Weft threads are four ply cotton cord. Each piece has a large segment cut out. Ink inscription on number tag reads: "This piece from upholstery yardage. Design drawn from a John Landes layout in a mary Atwater publication."...View Full Record
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