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Fragment, woven 93.5.5
Shawl fragment - Cream wool with red and black plaid stripes. Warp stripes mixed with decorative stripes in pointed twill weave as opposed to plain weave other stripes. Three cut edges, one edge with fringe....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.44
Coverlet fragment - Blue and ochre wool over natural cotton. Overshot weave, star and table pattern. Warp and weft are cotton, natural, plied; Pattern weft is wool, indigo blue and ochre. Draft attached, along with handwritten note....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.45A
Coverlet fragment - natural cotton with rose wool pattern; Overshot weave, pattern is extension of "Monmouth". Highly twisted and unevenly dyed pattern weft. Unusual selvedge treatment. It appears to have a tabby edge for reinforcement, handstitched to the selvedge. Handwritten note attached with more detail about weaving, and draft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.45B
Coverlet fragment - natural cotton with rose wool pattern; Overshot weave, pattern is extension of "Monmouth". Highly twisted and unevenly dyed pattern weft. Unusual selvedge treatment. It appears to have a tabby edge for reinforcement, handstitched to the selvedge. Handwritten note attached with more detail about weaving, and draft....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.46
Blanket fragment - Navy and white plaid; twill weave. Warp and weft are wool, natural and indigo, singles. Treadling errors, experimental....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.48B
Coverlet fragment - Pattern in tan with fine light brown yarn. Cotton warp and weft; wool pattern weft; Overshot weave, star and table pattern....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.40A
Coverlet fragment. Natural cream color tabby and warp, and red/pink pattern. Overshot weave. Small blooming leaf pattern with table. Warp is natural cotton, extremely fine 64 epi. Weft is same. pattern weft is cotton, red/pink. A has a hemmed corner and is documented with a slide/photo in HGA slide kit "coverlets" #69. Observation by Ruth Holroyd for the commentary of the slide kit "Graduating blocks form a blooming leaf pattern, but is used more as a connecting block with a large table."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.53
Coverlet fragment - Rectangular piece, dark blue and mustard yellow and white/natural. Plaid pattern with wheels and checks in grid. Overshot weave. One selvedge, three cut edges - two with modern hem stitch to stop fraying. Attached note reads, "wheel and table type pattern/ Pattern dark blue and ochre wool with yard breaks in spots." Sample draft attached....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.57
Towel fragment - Natural color handspun and handwoven linen. Plain weave. Similar to D.A. Adams textile Western New York....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.26A
Coverlet fragment - blue and natural, overshot weave, star, roses and table pattern. Draft attached to A. Warp: dark natural, hand-plied 2 ply cotton. Weft: same as warp Pattern Weft: wool, indigo blue and rose beige...View Full Record
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