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Sample 93.5.257
Small sample in beige and blue, mounted on acid-free paper. Natural unbleached cotton plain weave as background to three blue wool "x" shapes in blue border. Two fringes and two selvedges. Handwritten in ink on card: "Pile loops = torsler & center units / Blegrel = 2/2 twill / /0 pattern yarn every 4th shot"...View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.260
Small square sampler in Huck weave. Beige cotton in warp and weft. Sampler has five pattern variations. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.262
Small sample in blue and off white twill weave. Ubleached cotton warp and blue weft. Steep symmetrical twill with three boutonnier motifs woven into it in blue. Boutonniers surrounded by zigzag frame. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.266
Long and very narrow sample of overshot and plain weave in two shades of aqua, off white, black, and two shades of pink. Gold colored ribbon runs through some deep aqua areas. Sample is largely plain weave. Overshot pattern created with cotton weft threads in two shades of pink, creating narrow bands of pink on light aqua ground, outlined in black....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.267
Small red, white and blue sample mounted on card with a drawdown on graph paper. Warp and weft background is natural white wool, Singles, S twist. Red and blue yarns are inlaid at approximately half inch intervals, alternating in color, in both warp and weft. Colored threads are heavier than white background threads, creating red and blue diamond shapes where they intersect. All edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.269
Small sample of a deep red and a deep blue decorative motif on natural colored cotton background. Mounted on card. Two decorative motifs are identical in shape to one another. They are woven onto a background of lacy leno weave with a plain weave border all around. Two selvedges and two hemstitched, fringed edges. Ink inscription on care reads: "Adaptation f old Peruvian weave." ...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.274a,b
Two small twill samples; brown overall with multicolored threads running through. Mounted on card. Warp threads are brown, blue, aqua, peach, plum, green and buff cotton floss. Weft is beige cotton two ply S twist yarn om sample "a" and brown cotton floss in sample "b"....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.276a, b, c
Three rectangular samples of twill weave. Warp and weft are white spun rayon and cotton. Draft and treadling order included with samples. Treadling order creates horizontal stripes of textured design. [Lynda's note: I think these are vertical stripes] . ppi = 24; epi = 30. 4 shaft twill structure....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.277
Rectangular sample mounted on card of plain weave with inlay. Ecru linen warp and weft with pattern weft of heavier linen and metallic thread. Inlay creates Empire State building-like silhouette in center. Two selvedges. Notes on card read: "Interesting inlay pattern in that the heavy linen is inlaid part way and brought out to the surface, 2 tabby shots, and the heavy linen is laid in a little further and brought out again. This is repeated across the width and the heavy linen is returned the same way. The metallic gimp is inlaid in the same manner." Machine stitched at both warp ends....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.283
Rectagular Overshot sample with off white background and purple cotton pine tree-like pattern. Warp and tabby weft in off white cotton. Pattern weft in purple cotton floss. Overshot bands in purple in pine tree-like pattern. Two selvedges and two overcast cut edges....View Full Record
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