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Hanging 86.1.186 City
Summer and winter weave panel in cotton warp and cotton ground weft, with rayon boucle pattern weft. Depicts rows of city skyscrapers. Reddish-brown skyscrapers on light beige background. Dowel pocket at top for use as a wallhanging. Selvedge sides and hemmed bottom. This textile may have originally been woven as curtain fabric. Warp is natural cotton 20/2? and 40 EPI. Pattern weft could be rayon or silk. It is two ply boucle, light reddish brown....View Full Record
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Yardage 86.1.146a
Heavy furnishing fabric. Warp is fine beige yarn, salmon boucle and rust floss. Plain weave warp and weft to suggest honeycomb. Long strands of beige, salmon and rust overlay ground weave in honeycomb-like pattern. One corner has been cut extensively....View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 93.5.335c
Triangular fragment . All yarns are the same dark burgundy color. Unidentified weave structure forms diamond pattern. Yarns appear to be a shiny man made fiber. This fabric is upholstery weight....View Full Record
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Mat, Table 85.1.5
Off white table mat of heavy unbleached cotton yarn. Two hand-manipulated Spanish lace bands run vertically through center. Two selvedges and two unfinished ends....View Full Record
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Cloth Fragment 93.5.347
Table mat fragment. Natural color cotton warp and weft with Lacy weave bands at borders intersect at corner. Cut end and large not cut away to leave L-shaped fragment. One hand-stitched hem. Handwritten note on number tag reads: "Plain and mock leno / Combo 6000 series."...View Full Record
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Bookmark 93.5.253
Bookmark made from white cotton warp and fill or weft of red wool with cotton(?) border stripes of white. blue, pink, orange, black, and brown. Machine stitched 3/8 inch from end of weave. Center portion of red, 2.2 inches long, contains symmetrical tapestry detail....View Full Record
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Sampler 93.5.254
Small sampler in beige cotton with colorful bands running vertically through center. Natural colored cotton warp and weft with supplementary weft in three blues, two greens,one yellow, and one red in symmetrical geometric pattern. Pattern repeats are in blue only....View Full Record
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Bookmark 93.5.252
Bookmark of white cotton warp and fill or weft of blue mercerized cotton (?) and cotton stripes in black, green, yellow, pink, dusty rose, mauve, purple, wedgewood, royal, turquoise, light blue, and orange. Knotted ends. White center ornamentation....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.251
This sample, though finished on both warp ends, includes one selvedge and an unfinished, cut side. Light beige-colored cotton warp and light beige and natural cotton weft with supplemental pink wool weft in cannele ondule. "P126 Le Metier a Quatre" notation on acid-free mounting. Fine hand hemstitching....View Full Record
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Sample 93.5.250
Sample, balanced, plain weave; two sides are selvedges and two are finely hemstitched. Natural cotton warp and weft. Sumac embroidery in geometric pattern in rust and green wool....View Full Record
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