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Sampler 93.5.306
Small sample showing two versions of the same overshot pattern, one in fine dark green yarn and the other in heavier, light green yarn. Both on plain weave background of ecru linen. Warp and tabby weft threads are two ply S twist linen. Pattern weft threads in light green sample "b" is three ply S twist wool. Pattern weft in dark green sample "a" is two ply S twist cotton. One selvedge, remaining edges are raw cut, one being fringed....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.307
Red, white and blue overshot sampler mounted on card. Red and white area shows diamond pattern. Blue and white area shows chevron pattern, much like flamestitch needlepoint. It has two shades of blue teamed with white.Two selvedges and two fringed edges. Warp and tabby weft is white linen, fine gauge, two ply S twist. Pattern weft in red and blue is cotton, two ply, S twist. ...View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.309
Small sample mounted on card of black and red overshot, traditional pattern. Warp threads are black singles, S twist. Tabby weft are red singles S twist in a slightly shiny man made yarn. Pattern weft threads are same as warp threads. One selvedge and four raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.310
Black and red sample of Overshot Weave mounted on card. Warp threads are black two ply S twist wool; tabby threads are red two ply S twist wool; pattern weft are two ply S twist wool. One selvedge and three raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.311
Black and deep red overshot sample mounted on card. Warp is fine black, two ply S twist woolen yarn. Tabby weft is fine red, two ply S twist woolen yarn. Pattern weft is thick black boucle. All edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.313
Small sample mounted on card with lower half in orange and natural cotton Honeycomb weave and upper half in teal blue and natural cotton checkerboard overshot weave. The warp is two ply S twist natural cotton. In the orange and off white sample the weft consists of a fine orange cotton floss, not mercerized, and a heavy natural cotton yarn, two ply S twist. In the teal blue and off white sample the pattern weft is three ply S twist wool. Ink inscription on mounting card notes that the teal blue overshot sample is "drafted on opposites."...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.314
Overshot sample of undulating twill. White cotton warp; light and dark green wool weft. One selvedge....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.315
Grayish pink linen placemat with one hem side cut off. Open lacy weave, possibly mock Leno in design of open weave rectangles forming borders and central rectangle. One side has finished hem; other side is open.Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.318
Fragment of item, possible a table mat. Linen with warp in natural color with weft in natural color and pattern color of coral. One corner has been removed. Handstitched hem on one side. Ink inscription on number tag reads: Block weaves Crackle. ...View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.321
Small sample of taupe background with horizontal rows of overshot patterns. Top row of light green tree-like overshot pattern and bottom row of taupe bell-shapes in overshot. Two selvedges and two raw cut edges. Warp and tabby weft threads are taupe rayon singles. Pattern weft in light green singles S twist for "trees." "Bells" are woven with a thick taupe rayon strand of fiber wrapped with a fine, shiny, two ply taupe thread....View Full Record
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