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Sampler 93.5.238
Twill in houndstooth and variations in light blue, green, grey, off white and red. Two selvedges and two fringed edges, one of which has been reinforced with hand stitched overcasting. Ink inkscription on attached card, perhaps in Berta Frey's own hand, reads: "These are Conlin yarns / Color line rather limited / but nice yarn to work / with. Please return this / sampler - I do not / want of the other samples."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.240
Sturdy square of natural colored cotton woven in overshot weave. Weave pattern creates rows of circles filled with crosses. Warp and tabby weft threads are fine white cotton. Weft yarn is heavy, thick cotton in S twist, possibly two ply. Plain weave edges are hemmed, handstitched. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.241
Multicolored table mat in twill varaitions. Bands of blue, pink, off white, green brown orange yellow and mauve with black detailing. Twill creates various zig zag and diamond patterns. Warp threads are all two ply Z twist natural cotton. Weft threads are mercerized cotton floss. Ink inscription on number tage reads, "Fran Fuller."...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.242
Long, narrow sampler with natural cotton ground in plain weave with twill variations in a variety of colors in horizontal bands: green, gold, yellow, blue, mauve, rust, tan, orange, black and brown. Irregular selvedges. Two fringed ends. One end section shows a combination of plain weave and twill with overshot-style binding threads, similar to sample number 86.1.369...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.243
Brown sampler of twill weave and color tone variations. Sample areas are delineated with lines of russet yarn. Two selvedges and two hemstitiched fringe edges. Warp threads are: brown, beige and russet two ply S twist fine woolen yarns. Weft is same....View Full Record
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Belt 93.5.244
Belt. Plain weave linen backing. Cotton boucle and linen front laced with 4 strands of gold colored metallic yarn. Button on one end; loop on the other....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.245
Deep rose and white sampler showing various twill and basket weaves. Warp is deep rose cotton two ply S twist yarn. Same in weft, plus very soft white yarn that may be angora. Two selvedges, one fringed end and one raw cut end....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.248
Long, narrow sampler of twill weave variations in horizontal bands and various colors. Bands separated by areas of plain weave white linen. Colors predominantly burgundy, with light, medium and slightly dark blue, yellow, pink and mauve. Two selvedges and two handstitched hems. Irregular selvedges....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.255
Small square table mat with beige background and black and light blue design. Design shows black and light blue threads in horizontal rows all starting at one selvedge but ending at irregular intervals within the middle ground of the mat. Scatterd fringed knots in light blue and black yarn complete decoration. Warp threads are two ply Z twist natural cotton. Weft threads are man-made fiber resembling wool. They are four ply, S twist. Two selvedges and two hemstitched fringed ends....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.256
Small sample of Spanish lace in purple, orange, mauve, blue and yellow "lozenge" bands on gray background. Two selvedges and two fringed sides. Cotton....View Full Record
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