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Sampler 87.6.47
Light brown, pinkish brown and grey woolen sample of twill weave. Horizontal stripes as "dotted lines." Gold woolen yarn header still present. Warp threads are singles grey wool, Z twist. Two selvedges, one fringed edge and one raw cut edge....View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.45a,b
Rectangular sampler in twill variation of varying shades of red and various treadlings. Samples are separated by a pale green thread. Three vertical bands of color warp threads have two shades of red per band. Two yarns used as one. Colors vary in wefts, also using two colors together. Warp and weft yarns are same but vary in color combinatins. All wool. Two selvedges and one end of each sample is hand stitched. ...View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.44
Rectangular sample in deep red with decorative bands in various colors. Cotton warp and primarily cotton weft with brightly colored rayon accents and chenille in rayon and cotton. Primarily plain weave with Rosepath stripes. Two selvedges and two cut edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.66
Small off-white sample mounted on card showing undulating twill. Warp threads are two ply S twist bleached linen. Weft threads are two ply cotton boucle. Each ply in this yarn has its own boucle structure. Two selvedges and two raw cut edges....View Full Record
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Sampler 87.6.43
Twill sampler in varying shades of red and one pink. Separate sections of sampler are delineated with a grey yarn through warp and yellow yarn in weft. Deep burgundy header still present. Two selvedges and two fringed edges. Old card notes "color effects in 8-harness wool twill"....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.61
Sample mounted on card of broken twill weave. Purple warp with weft of dark blue wool with turqoiuse and olive slubs. One selvedge. Cut with curve to left and straight sides at top and right....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.67
Small Summer and Winter weave sample in off white and teal blue. Warp and weft in natural cotton, very fine two ply S twist thread. Filling weft is teal blue six-strand floss. Overall patterning is sparse, cross and cross outline motif. Two selvedges and two unfinished fringed edges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.40
Large sample of oranges, golds and yellows with a white pattern. Rectangular. Fancy twill woven as an overshot. A plain weave weft thread is woven before and after every white twill pattern shot. Not balanced - faces not identical. Two selvedges and two raw cut edges. One cut edge has plain weave margin before pattern starts. Weft threads are cotton for plain weave and white rayon for the twill pattern....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.42
Rectangular sample of deep reds, and beige with pattern of square blocks. All wool warp and weft. Woven in a variety of block structures. Unfinished fringe at both ends with spacer yarn at one end. Two selvedges....View Full Record
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Sample 87.6.69
Beige and cream colored sample of Summer and Winter pile weave. Overall design is of cream colored yarn woven in rectangular blocks andbands on background of beige pile. Warp is heavy linen, two ply, S Twist....View Full Record
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