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Sample 87.6.52
Rectangular sample mounted on card or Point twill structure. Warp is dark natural, rust, and maroon wool that forms 1" stripes of the rust and 1/2 inch stripes of natural-and-maroon. Weft is the rust-colored wool. "The twill reverses direction at the center of the narrow stripe." Both selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.57
Rectangular sample mounted on card of point twill weave. White wool warp and weft. 1 selvedge. Inscribed note on old catalog card reads: "The threading is 2 blocks, 1 threaded straight twill, the other is point twill, woven the same way."...View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.65a,b
Small green and yellow sample mounted on card. Undulating twill design in the weave. Warp threads of green boucle are raised and undulating. Yellow threads in weft recessed. Warp yarn is a rayon/cotton boucle. Weft is cotton with an S twist. Two selvedges, fringed at bottom and unsecured raw edge at top. Draft is "b"....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.70a,b,c
Sample of Summer and Winter weave. White linen warp and rose wool pattern weft. Identified by earlier catalogue as four-harness. Attached card reads 'Fig. 149.' Summer and winter weave; figured patterns; White linen and rose wool geometric. Selvedge on one side of (a)"...View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.77
Long narrow sampler in off white, grey, beige, pink, blue and brown with silver and copper colored metallic cords. Warp includes off white cotton and man made yarns as well as metallic cord. Weft consists of off white man made yarn plus colored yarns and metallic cord. Cords are woven to create grid design. Blue yarn is a heavy wool-like synthetic, in twill, at one end....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.80
Rectangular sample of crackle weave mounted on card. Warp is 3 shades of brown cotton carpet warp. Weft is brown carpet warp, beige cotton boucle and gold colored metallic thread. Both selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.9a,b
Sample "a" is a swatch in a structure that forms slightly raised stripes. Appears to be off white synthetic warp and natural unmercerized cotton weft. Swatch is mounted on acid-free card. Sample "b" is 5.5 in length with woven length of 4.75; width is 6.4. a and b match....View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 93.5.104
White linen hand towel with hand-manipulated initials "BF" on front. Drawn thread hem on both ends, handstitched....View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 93.5.106
Yellow hand towel. Warp and weft of dark yellow linen in an all-over lacy pattern that could be Bronson. Handstitched hems on both ends....View Full Record
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Towel, Hand 93.5.108
White linen hand towel. Appears to be handspun linen. Overall geometric white on white pattern. Drawn handstitched hems....View Full Record
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