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Sample 87.6.174
Natural cotton irregularly shaped sample of Swedish lace. Wide margins of plain weave at selvedges and along the beginning edge. Warp and weft are both cotton floss twisted Z. ...View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.176
Rectangular fabric sample of Rosepath twill within a plain weave background. Yarns are wool with varying shades of deep blue. Rosepath border in orange, rust and brown details. Two hem edges are machine stitched, one selvedge, and one raw edge. Corner cut out. Weft yarns are aldo two ply wool. Label reads: "Handwoven / from / Berta Frey Weaving Studios / Washinton, DC"...View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.19
Long narrow sampler in natural color cotton showing letters and geometric shapes in lacy weave. Plain weave overall....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.31
Black and white fragment of twill Shadow Weave. Four raw cut edges. Black threads are two ply Z twist and white threads are Z twist singles. Yarns appar to be handwoven....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.36a,b
Heavy beige fabric in undulating twill. Probably for upholstering or carpeting. Warp threads are a rosy beige pearl cotton, two ply S twist. Weft threads are beige cotton rug yarn, four ply S twist....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.38
Woolen twill fragment with houndstooth in green, off white, light blue, brown and burgundy. Bands of color overlap to create plaid effect. Two selvedges, two raw cut edges. Basted hem on one selvedge side....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.39
Brown sample of woolen fabric, suiting weight, with black and russet vertical stripes. Russet stripes are subtle. Black stripes are predominant. They appear as a pair of black threads, dotted along their length. Warp threads are brown and russet Z twist singles along with a black and brown two ply S twist yarn. Weft threads are brown and gey Z twist singles.Two selvedges and two fringe edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.40
Large sample of oranges, golds and yellows with a white pattern. Rectangular. Fancy twill woven as an overshot. A plain weave weft thread is woven before and after every white twill pattern shot. Not balanced - faces not identical. Two selvedges and two raw cut edges. One cut edge has plain weave margin before pattern starts. Weft threads are cotton for plain weave and white rayon for the twill pattern....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.42
Rectangular sample of deep reds, and beige with pattern of square blocks. All wool warp and weft. Woven in a variety of block structures. Unfinished fringe at both ends with spacer yarn at one end. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.43
Twill sampler in varying shades of red and one pink. Separate sections of sampler are delineated with a grey yarn through warp and yellow yarn in weft. Deep burgundy header still present. Two selvedges and two fringed edges. Old card notes "color effects in 8-harness wool twill"....View Full Record
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