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Sample 86.1.218B
Rectangular sample in plain weave cotton. Natural colored cotton warp and weft with two slightly darker colors that produce squares and rectangles through warp and weft. Possible huck weave. One corner has been removed....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.231b,c
A pair of color samplers. Warp threads are off white, rose and burgundy four ply cotton. Weft threads are same. Each sampler has two selvedges and two fringed edges, unfinished. Each sampler has a number sewn into it in black thread: "15" and "16"....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.232b
Chartreuse cloth fragment appears to be part of a table mat or runner. Lacy Bronson weave creates grid with alternating blank squares and squares marked in center with criss cross lacy motif. Warp and weft threads are the same two ply S twist rayon. One ply is avery fine and shiny thread twisted with a thicker, matte finish slubby thread....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.235
Small natural cotton sample with blue lines and blue lettering: "B F." mounted on card. It is plain weave with inlay. Warp and tabby weft are natural cotton three ply Z twist fine yarn. Fill is heavier natural cotton and blue cotton, both of which appear to be three or four ply and both have an S twist. Two selvedges and two cut edges, one of which has glue reinforcement....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.240c
Large remnant of burgundy fabric with textured striped design in weave. Plain weave/twill variation vertical bands. Some bands are broken twill, some are probably basket weave. Warp is cotton two ply S twist and weft is rayon singles. One selvedge edges and remaining edges are raw cut. Appears to have been used for upholstery or other use due to crimped folds in edges and irregular cuts in edges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.248b-d
Deep rose, salmon, copper and brownish red knubbly furnishing fabric. Warp threads are varied, with: salmon colored pearl cotton 3 ply Z twist, deep rose rayon boucle, and brownish maroon cotton heavy singles. Weft threads are: salmon/rose wool 3 ply S twist, same in burgundy, deep rose cotton four ply S twist, and copper rayon boucle. Pieces appear to have been used. Deep hems look like curtain hems. Handwritten card notes: EPI 16; PPI 20....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.1.254
Orange and yellow striped table runner with fringe on all four sides. Warp consists of deep yellow and orange heavy cotton floss grouped to create vertical stripes within a field of pale yellow. Pale yellow field consists of six-strand cotton floss in warp and a fine white boucle yarn weft....View Full Record
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Shawl 86.1.255
Shawl; pale blue plain weave with long knotted fringe in fine wool....View Full Record
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Runner, Table 86.1.257
Small table runner with pale yellow background and deep yellow, green and blue striped bands. Fringes on all four sides. Plain weave with a point twill variation in rows of squares at either end. Warp consists of natural cotton two ply Z twist threads in the pale yellow stripes. The multicolored bands are made up of heavy cotton S twist floss. The weft is woven with a finer, yellow cotton floss throughout, with a heavy natural cotton floss in two decorative bands at either end....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.261
High pile sampler in burgundy, beige, teal blue, salmon, green and brown. Warp is cotton six ply S twist cord. Weft in bottom corduroy band is burgundy, wool or man made version of wool. Next band of pile shows stripes in teal blue and beige wool or man made fiber. Next band of pile shows mottled mix of salmon, green and brown wool-like yarn, and final band shows the same beige and teal blue yarn mentioned above, in zig zag pattern. Two selvedges and two knotted fringe ends....View Full Record
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