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Fragment, woven 86.1.196
Fragment of a coverlet. Madder red and white. Fancy table pattern "Sixteen Chariot Wheels". One hemmed edge, 3 cut edges. There is a modern sleeve sewn on one edge to hang it for display. Weave is twill-fancy, overshot....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.198
Small burgundy rectangular sample with white cotton inlay spelling out "LOVE / TO / BERTA / 1961." Warp threads are burgundy and deep red two ply S twist cotton alternating in stripes. Weft threads are the same deep red cotton. Inlaid yarn is a heavy pearl cotton, two ply, S twist. ...View Full Record
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Table Cover 86.1.199
Decorative table cover in light brown singles cotton plain weave ground. Multicolored synthetic-thread embroidered geometric shapes in green, purple, red, black, turquoise and orange. Two lengthwise seams joining three strips of fabric. Two outer strips are 18" wide and middle strip is 12" wide. Selvedges at seams. Unfinished length - no hems. Borders and center field indicate this was meant for a table approximately 26" wide and 48" long. Single border along sides and double border at either end....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.201
Natural cotton warp and binding weft with deep turqoise wool pattern weft. Pine tree pattern at hand stitched hem edge. Other traditional patter blocks throughout. Two selvedges, one handstitched hem and irregular raw cut edge at one end. Raw cuts are through fifth pattern block....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.202a-c
Overall grey with deep russet and grey vertical stripes and multicolored slubs. Slubs are black, orange, yellow, gold, green, cream and pale blue. Old card notes: "12epi; 18ppi"....View Full Record
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Rug, Throw 86.1.203A, B
Brown woolen rug in Summer and Winter weave. Design of rectangles and bands in light brown, dark brown and purple. All warp and weft in wool. Hems are tightly finished in Persian wool crochet. Block rug from Berta Frey's book Designing and Drafting for Handweavers, page 151, Figure 157C. The related sample, object B, is housed in an acid-free sleeve and matches final design....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.205
White-on-white sampler with plain weave background and large white cotton chenille yarn inlaid to create windowpane check pattern. Warp and weft threads are two ply Z twist white cotton. Inlaid yarn is large white chenille. Typewritten note sewn to sample says that the chenille is "Lily" chenille, and notes that the sample has been washed and iron on one half only, can be done on a two harness loom and is designed to be seamed with identical widths to create wide fabric with subtle seams....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.212b
Taupe and cream colored cloth fragment. Very subtle vetical stripe formed by pairing taupe theads sandwiching white boucle thread between bands of plain natural cotton. Warp and weft threads are: natural cotton four ply Z twist, white boucle in cotton and rayon, and taupe four ply S twist cotton. One very irregular selvedge and three cut edges, to of which are reinforced with machine stitching....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.215c-e
Beige and brown check with colored slubs in plain weave. Alternating stripes, in warp and weft, of narrow dark brown and wide light brown intersect to create overall checkered pattern. Warp threads are singles, S twist in: dark brown, medium brown, off white. Weft is same. Colored slubs are green, blue, orange, and yellow....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.217d-f
Overall green and white striped upholstery-weight fabric. Warp yarns are green, thick off white, yellow and buff. Weft are green. Yarns are cotton with the exception of the large off white yarns which are synthetic. Vertical stripes in off white sit in high relief to rest of fabric....View Full Record
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