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Yardage 86.1.263
Beige cotton yardage with vertical stripes in blue and burgundy. Danish medallion triangular motifs woven between colored stripes. Plain weave . Both selvedges; open on both ends....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.265
Burgundy furnishing fabric with textured design of interlocking zigzag gimp. Plain weave cotton warp and weft....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.267
Brown and beige geometric striped furnishing fabric. Warp and weft are both woven with brown and beige cotton. Twill variation with warp stripe. Two selvedges, two raw edges. Strip cut away from one end....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.269a-c
Overall deep turquoise sample in irregular shape. Deep turquoise ribbon in warp and weft with tiny threads in pink, purple, off white, brown, green and turquoise yarns, some of which are boucle. Rosepath weave. Attached to large sample are two coordinating fabrics: brown velour sample and blue and black raised nap sample....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.272d-g
Four fragments of natural white wool fabric in plain weave with overshots of dark blue woolen yarn, creating blue square outlines over white. This dark blue overlay is on both sides of the white plain weave ground. Dark blue yarn is slubby singles S twist wool. Natural white wool is two ply S twist yarn. One selvedge present on large sample "d". Remaining edges are raw cut. Yarns appear to be hand spun....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.274
Natural cotton off white sample showing central star motif and decorative border in boutonne heavy cotton wicking. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.278b
Overall greyish blue fabric with deep greyish blue, off white, yellow and orange textured yarns in grid pattern. Warp is two ply greyish blue cotton and off white boucle, yellow and orange and deep greyish blue two ply yarns. Weft is same....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.279a,b
Off white yardage with raised grid of boucle yarns. Plain weave with warp and weft of natural cotton, synthetic/cotton boucle, and white pearl cotton. Appears to be sett in 12 dent reed with natural cotton double for ten threads and three heavier sets in single. Old label sewn to fabric is a jury label for a textile show with Berta's name and address enterd, along with notes on yarns used and "NFS" Another old identification tag shows ink inscription of a museum loan number "L 41.62.6" indicating this item was loaned to a museum in 1941....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.286
Rectangular sample of blue and white natural and synthetic yarns with some boucle. Plain weave with horizontal tucks woven in. Fringe at one end and glue at both ends along raw edge. Two selvedges. The heavier yarns in the weft have a Z twist. Synthetic weft is blue boucle....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.300
Very long, narrow sampler. Narrow, multicolored, horizontal bands show a variety of overshot patterns. Two selvedges and two knotted fringed ends. Hand basted pocket at one end. Warp threads are ecru linen, three ply Z twist. Binding and plain weave weft is a fine, two ply S twist yellow cotton yarn. Pattern weft varies in color and type, predominantly two ply heavy wool or wool-like synthetic in purple, mauve, grey, brown, buff, blue, "gold" rose and green....View Full Record
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