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Sampler 93.5.285
Small multicolored rectangular sample with design of overlapping bands and rectangles. Fringed ends and two selvedges. Warp threads in orange/deep orange, beige/brown, light blue/deep blue, mauve/plum, yellow/green and tan/brown combinations. All two ply S twist mercerized cotton. Weft threads in deep blue, orange and beige two ply mercerized cotton. Geometric design reminiscent of Bauhaus weaving design such as that by Guta Stozl, and of provincial cubist "design" by painters of the period such as Charles Scheeler....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.287a. b
Samples of Overshot weave. White cotton warp. Pattern weft in purple, rose and rust wool. Samples are housed with white file folder that contains handwritten information, such as "24 epi" and draft....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.288
Overshot sample in Monk's belt pattern. Warp is fine 2 ply white wool; weft includes same white wool and black synthetic. Includes draft. "26 epi"...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.290
Small Honeysuckle sample in orange, blue and tan, mounted on card. Warp threads are cotton, two ply S twist. Three weft threads, all wool, include deep blue wool in two ply S twist. Orange and tan woolen yarns appear to be singles, S twist. Plain weave border at bottom. One selvedge, three raw cut edges. Selvedge edge shows pattern of scalloped lines....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.291
Small boundweave sample in rust and tan wool on natural cotton warp. Honeysuckle pattern on small scale. Mounted on card. One selvedge, one raw cut edgw and two fringed edges, one of which has overcast stitching to prevent fraying. Ink inscription on mounting card notes "Italian bound weaving."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.298
Sample of overshot weave. White cotton warp; blue heather wool weft in blocks. ...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.301
Small sample of overshot weave with white linen warp and tabby weft and teal blue wool pattern weft. Pattern shows paired vertical lines and paired rows of dashes. Warp is either boiled or bleached two ply S twist fine linen. The patter weft is three ply wool. All edges are cut. Two cut edges have machine stitch reinforcement....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.302
Sample in overshot weave of off-white cotton warp and weft with pattern weft in white cotton. Mounted on acid-free card. Card includes a profile draft in black ink....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.304a,b
Two small yellow, blue and white samples of overshot weave creating diamond pattern, mounted on card. Warp and tabby is pearl cotton, two ply S twist. Weft is yellow and teal blue heavy cotton, creating diamond pattern. One selvedge on each, remaining edges are cut with some machine stitch reinforcement. Handwritten in ink on mounting card: "Kindwall."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.305
Light green and off white sample in green overshot "Wheels and Table." Warp is beigne mercerized cotton, 10/2 and weft of same with pattern weft in light green shiny synthetic yarn. Sett: 22 epi....View Full Record
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