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Sample 85.1.217c
Small sample of check fabric in white and beige. Fine silver colored metallic threads run between rows of checks. Off white heavy yarn is wool boucle. Beige yarn is finer ecru linen. "Silver" threads are flat. Commercial printed tag attached reads: "WM. WHITAKER & SONS, INC. / MANUFACTURERS / PHILADELPHIA "...View Full Record
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Yardage 85.1.70d
Large rectangle of deep blue fabric. Textured surface with grid of black and blue raised yarns. Two selvedges and two raw edges. Warp and weft of same blue and black synthetic yarns. Huck weave....View Full Record
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Sampler 86.1.183
Twill sampler in various shades of beige. All yarns are wool. Lightest beige is two ply S twist and the remaining yarns are singles, S twist. Samples are labeled, indicating there were once 36 samples, with four warp sections and nine weft sections along with four different tie ups. Labelling indicates that the first two weft sections have been cut away. Several sections in Warp "A" have also been cut out. Two selvedges and eight raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.216c-e
Black, off white and pinkish brown window pane check, probably a furnishing fabric. Plain weave. Epi and ppi: 18. Warp is 8/4 cotton and filling is same....View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.262
Green, black and brown sample of a furnishing fabric with silver colored metallic thread running through. Honeycomb structure in warp. Warp of brown and black synthetic yarns. Weft of brown and sage green plus metallic-wrapped synthetic. Two selvedges. Possibly Shadow Weave. Ink inscription on number label reads: "by Ethel Shields."...View Full Record
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Sample 86.1.327 b-g
A bundle of six rectangular samples in green with grey, beige and white and gold-colored metallic threads. One long sample and five small pieces. Multiple warp threads are two ply, Z twist cotton in white, beige and grey. Weft threads are green Z twist, three ply, probably rayon and gold-colored metallic thread plied with a shiny white thin thread. ...View Full Record
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Mat, Table 86.1.368
Coral colored strip of several table mats not separated after weaving. Natural colored linen warp with coral weft and borders of blue, purple, green, and brown in plain weave with orange overshot strip in center of colored lines. Treadling errors....View Full Record
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Hanging 86.1.370
Narrow white wall hanging with orange details. Synthetic-fiber white warp and weft resembling "Phentex" in overshot weave. Orange band of pattern weft in synthetic, bast-like fiber. White band of pattern weft in narrow cotton and remaining pattern weft in the Phentex-like yarn. Two selvages and two fringed ends....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 86.1.475
Ecru linen lacy weave sample fragment. Lacy segments in the form of two "M"s and an "H". Unfinished at both ends. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 87.6.120
Predominantly grey cloth fragment, irregularly cut. All yarns are wool, singles, S twist. Warp is grey, black, mauve, light mauve, light blue and light grey. Colors are grouped to create check pattern where checks are outline with black lines in weft and clustered lines of black, mauve, blue and grey. Fabric has look and feel of machine woven and fulled fabric. One selvedge and remaining six edges are raw cut....View Full Record
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