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Doily 00.21.30
Square doily, cream colored lace and fabric. Fabric is plain weave with triangular "windows" cut out of each corner, filled with lacework. Lace trim is attached around all four edges. Attached note reads "Point de Venice Belgium cutwork"....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.1B
Coverlet fragment - Indigo blue and white/natural. Block weave, Overshot in Cross and Table category - woven as Indian War or Star of Sharon. Attached note reads, "Piece contains border pattern - is incorrectly woven for 1st block, the correctly woven block has been sewn on incorrect block folded under in order to show how block design goes into border." Catalog card updated note 1995: Ruth Holroyd disagrees with her own note regarding the pattern name, because the half-circle characteristic of "Indian War" is missing. This needs further analysis and identification....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.20B
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and white/natural. Overshot coverlet, star and table type pattern. Attached notecard has weaving draft of a star and table type pattern. Note reads, "Above threading different from draft #191 Shuttlecraft Book of American Handweaving which in turn illustrates [illegible word] as in attached fabric."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.38
Sheeting fragment - Ivory colored linen, one selvedge, three cut edges. Handspun linen warp and weft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.43C
Blanket fragment - wool in shades of brown. Twill weave, balanced. Warp and weft are striped wool, dark brown, natural, gold - singles. Selvedge on one side, hemmed at one end. Note from Terlouw, "beautiful color under hem on scrap attached." C is attached to an 8x 10 card, and is the corner cut out from A. Original blanket was cut into three scraps, A, B, and C....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.43B
Blanket fragment - wool in shades of brown. Twill weave, balanced. Warp and weft are striped wool, dark brown, natural, gold - singles. Selvedge on one side, hemmed at one end. Note from Terlouw, "beautiful color under hem on scrap attached." Original blanket was cut into three scraps, A, B, and C....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.39
Blanket fragment - Navy, rose, white and olive green plaid, twill weave. Tagged with note from Elizabeth Terlouw, "Woven in two strips, about 25-26" each; seamed down the middle - through the red stripe. Sample is half of one strip." Warp is natural and blue cotton with navy blue, rose and olive brown wool....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.3B
Coverlet fragment - Natural cotton with indigo blue wool pattern; Overshot weave, star and wheel with double table, chariot wheel, orchard windows; natural cotton warp, 20 EPI; natural cotton weft; indigo wool pattern weft; draft and note included....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.15
Fragment of a wool blanket. Light brown with dark brown stripe. 3/3 Twill weave, 6 shafts. Warp is light brown and dark brown wool singles. Weft is the same....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.42A
Blanket fragment - Red and blue plaid; twill weave. Attached note reads, "Blanket of two strips, each 40" wide. No border pattern. Red - cochineal with tin mordant; blue- indigo." Warp and weft are both wool. Carefully hemmed. White blanket stitch on three sides....View Full Record
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