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fragment, woven 93.5.17
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular shape, dark blue and natural. Double weave, fancy table pattern. Two ply cotton warp and 2 ply wool weft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.18
Coverlet fragment - natural cotton warp and weft with dark indigo blue wool pattern weft; Overshot weave, cross and table pattern; draft attached....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 93.5.19B
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular shape, dark blue and white. Cotton warp and tabby; dark blue wool pattern weft. Overshot weave, star and table pattern....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.1A
Coverlet fragment - Indigo blue and white/natural. Overshot weave, Pattern is 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." Cotton warp and weft; Wool pattern weft. A has lengthy note about the weaving....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.65
Tablecloth fragment - possibly white linen and cotton, twill weave, turned, 8 shaft, 2 block. Possibly commercial, because of appearance of selvedge. Border - 8 thread blocks; Pattern block - 44 threads each. Tagged by Terlouw, "Tablecloth linen/cotton, woven before 1850, note border."...View Full Record
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Tablecloth 93.5.24
Coverlet fragment - Red and white, Jacquard weave, commercial, floral motif in center with geometric border; fringe on three sides only, hemmed on one side. Warp: extremely fine cotton. Weft: same as warp....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.52
Fragment of a coverlet. White, blue (indigo) and dark pink (madder), overshot weave, star and table pattern. Pattern in fine wool. Warp and tabby are fine linen. Weaving draft is attached. Color changes with each treadling change. Card attached to object says warp is linen but catalog card says 42 EPI cotton, natural. Weft is cotton, natural, finer than the warp. The pattern weft is wool. Indigo and rose singles....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.41
Coverlet fragment - Indigo, pink and natural; overshot weave, unknown pattern. Unusual pink color in pattern weft, much more worn than the indigo dyed yarn. Pattern is not woven in a traditional manner, only portions of a pattern are used, therefore the pattern cannot be identified. Handwritten note attached, but is hard to read....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.51A
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue (indigo) and natural. Overshot weave, roses or snowballs with a border. Warp and weft are natural cotton, pattern weft is dark indigo blue wool. A is hemmed crudely, evidence of selvedge by a few pattern weft threads. B is cut from A, it matches....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.50
Coverlet fragment - Dark blue and dark natural. Overshot weave, simple diamond pattern. Warp is cotton, dark natural, handspun. Weft is cotton, handspun, finer than warp. Pattern weft is heavy wool, indigo, plied. Draft attached. Bubbling suggests the material has been washed, which causes uneven shrinkage of fibers....View Full Record
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