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Sample 87.6.98a, b
Two samples of drapery fabric in point twill. Warp is 2 ply natural color spun silk (12 s.e.) epi 40; ppi 26. Weft is same as warp. Draft and treadling order attached. 4 shaft point twill. Sample (a) includes 1 selvedge....View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 93.5.081
Turquoise linen towel in a twill structure. Warp threads are white and weft threads are green, with narrow borders in lavender, orange, red, and blue....View Full Record
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Placemat 93.5.083
Green and grey linen placemat. Several blocks of pattern appear, including plainweave. Possibly a variation of huck. Fine handstitched hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.100
Off white cotton table mat in plain weave with fine gold colored metallic thread in weft. Fine off white cotton threads in warp and weft. Metallic in weft only. Two selvedges and two hems....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.101
Half-width of a tablecloth in white linen which was woven in two panels with an overall pattern and seamed in the center. Gift of Elizabeth Terloew. This fragment is old and appears to have been used as the basis of the towels that appears in this collection as objects 93.5.102-8. Length is cut on one side and hemmed on the other....View Full Record
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Towel, Fingertip 93.5.102
Off white linen fingertip towel with orange decorative band at lower hem. Natural color linen warp and weft . Decorative band in orange cotton, overshot weave and plain weave. Two selvedges and two handstitched hems. Maker's label: "Hand Woven / Fireside Crafts"...View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 93.5.103
White hand towel with white linen warp and weft . Overall geometric pattern. Two hems with drawn threadwork. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Towel, Fingertip 93.5.105
Off white fingertip towel. Ecru linen in warp and weft with white linen in pattern weft. Overall geometric pattern. Two handstitched hems and two selvedges....View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 93.5.107
White cotton handtowel. All warp and weft are white cotton woven in overall geometric pattern. Two handstitched drawn threadwork hems....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 93.5.111
Off white placemat with light green decorative bands at sides. Warp is off white cotton and weft of off white, pearly man-made yarn. Decorative borders of off white, pearly ribbon and light green pearly yarn in weft. Plain weave through center field and alternate unidentified weave in decorative borders. Two selvedges and two hand stitched hems....View Full Record
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