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Towel, Fingertip 93.5.78
Green fingertip towel. White linen warp and green linen weft. Overall pattern and tighter sett at selvedges. Handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.79a, b
Pair of orange linen placemats with blue borders. Fine natural linen warps and orange linen weft. Borders of plain weave and overshot in light blue, green, purple, and dark blue. Treadling errors visible in both samples. One has thick and thin white weft lines. Mat "a" has a bit of yellow weft on one side. No finished ends....View Full Record
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Towel, Fingertip 93.5.80
Blue fingertip towel with rose, green and blue floral motif in lower border. Natural colored cotton warp. Weft in natural colored cotton and blue cotton boucle. Floral motif is hand-embroidered rose in a pot in shades of blue, green , red and pink cotton embroidery floss. Maker's label reads: "Valhalla / St. Mary's Weavers / New York"...View Full Record
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Runner, Table 93.5.82
Gray table runner with green borders at either end. Natural gray linen warp and weft with overshot patterns in green and four little lines of pink thread flanked by green at the borders. Two hand stitched hems and two selvedges. Attached label reads, "HAND WOVEN / FROM Berta Frey Weaving Studios / Washington, D.C."...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.84
Off white and silver placemat. Off white background of design consists of beige rayon singles in warp and white rayon threads in weft. White threads appear to be woven with two singles per shot. Silver metallic threads are woven with a thicker, Z twist yarn to create textured, silver bands. There are three of these bands in varying widths. Silver bands are woven in twill. Plain background is plain weave. Two selvedges and two handstitiched hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.85
Beige table mat with silver threads in double band border design at sides. Warp and weft are woven with a man-made yarn in pearly white. Decorative borders woven with a heavier yarn of the same pearly white fiber and a silver colored metallic thread. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.86
Light green placemat with heavy yarn and "silver" threads in decorative twill borders. Plain weave center. Two selvedges, two handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.88
Off white table mat with silver colored metallic threads through center field and gold colored metallic threads in decorative ribbon borders. Warp and weft in off white cotton in plain weaver through center field with silver thread. Wide band in twill at either side with white ribbon weft and "gold" thread. Ribbon floats create striped pattern....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.89
Off white table mat woven of pearly man-made yarn. Decorative borders at sides have gold metallic ribbon and heavy pearly off white cord in vertical bands. Warp and weft in same pearly off white man-made yarn in plain weave. Decorative weft has gold colored metallic ribbon and off white pearly cord in twill....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.90
Off white table mat with light tan cord woven through to create subtle stripes through center field and a bold striped band using twill weave on either side. Warp threads are a man made fiber boucle in off white, plus a light tan plied cord in pearly man-made fiber. Weft threads same. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hems....View Full Record
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