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Fragment, woven 93.5.54G
Coverlet fragment - Blue and white. Summer and winter weave, 6 shaft, Mosaic pattern. Warp is cotton, natural, plied. Weft is cotton, natural, (plied, unusual for S & W.) Pattern weft is wool, indigo, dark. Selvedge on one side. F and G were one piece, but were cut into two fragments to be used as teaching examples....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.49
Coverlet fragment - Three shades of brown, Overshot weave; Warp: cotton, natural, hand spun, plied; Weft: finer cotton, natural; Pattern weft: three shades of brown wool, handspun. Selvedge on one side, draft included. Handwritten note from Terlouw reads, "A most unusual coverlet in the fact that the pattern weft is made up of two strands of different colored yarns." [Ruth Holroyd believes it is actually 3] "The draft given is really an educated guess, as there are a great number of errors, even some doubled warps."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.30A
Coverlet fragment - Madder red, Indigo blue and white; Overshot weave, cross and table pattern, pattern name is Butternut. Warp is natural cotton, weft is natural cotton and pattern weft is blue and rose wool....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.30B
Coverlet fragment - Madder red, Indigo blue and white; Overshot weave, cross and table pattern, pattern name is Butternut. Warp is natural cotton, weft is natural cotton and pattern weft is blue and rose wool. Fragment B includes two repeats of the design and four tables wide....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.32
Coverlet fragment - White on white (rare, Bridal Coverlets). Overshot weave; radiating pattern, possibly blooming leaf or double bow knot pattern (Atwaters book might help establish the difference); Warp and weft are cotton; pattern weft is heavier cotton. Draft attached....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.33
Blanket fragment - Natural and Natural brown heather; twill weave 3/1; warp is wool, natural color, appears to be handspun and handplied; weft is wool, brown heather singles. Selvedge is wide 3/4" double warp thread with twill line in the opposite direction....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.35
Blanket fragment - Natural, yellow, tan, red, and olive green and grey blue plaid; twill weave; wool warp is heavy singles; wool weft is the same but includes grey blue color. Turn back end with crocheted edge....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.3A
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 93.5.48A
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 98.6.8
Fragment of fabric, possibly linen. White with block twill pattern and three hand hemmed edges....View Full Record
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