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Fragment, woven 93.5.25
Fragment of a shawl. Stripes of red, brown, grey and natural wool with a natural cotton weft. Warp fringe and added side fringe. Twill in dark stripe and in light stripe. Weave is warp faced plain weave with twill stripes. Warp: striped warp in red, brown, grey and natural wool. Weft is extremely fine cotton in natural color. ...View Full Record
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Sample, woven 00.21.3
Antique warp faced fabric swatch. Multicolored stripes - blue, cream, red, green, black. Half of it is all one piece, the other half is made up of 5 swatches pieced together. Attached note says "Note: in the unpieced area the reversal of stripe order from two centers.- 1. the Inkle type design stripe, 2. the Inkle type fine design stripe....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.22
Two blanket fragments. One is a small square, the other is rectangular. Brown twill weave. Soft material. One selvedge, white fine wool warp, heavy brown wool weft. Tagged, "Gift of Mrs. Wm Reedy, Spencerport, N.Y." presumably in Elizabeth Terlouw's handwriting. ...View Full Record
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doily 00.21.28
Circular lace doily, made from cream/tan colored fiber which is knotted. Spanish lace....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 98.6.11
Three fragments of towel. White with 1" hem, hemstitched. Point twill weave produces small diamond pattern. Cross stitch design depictis blue ribbon above yellow baskets with pink and tan flowers....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 98.6.15
Fragment of a white towel with blue "M" embroidered on it. One hemmed edge and one selvedge, other edges are cut and frayed. Note on towel reads: "24" x at least 36. Note extra line in hemstitching - at both ends. Bird's eye Twill. 'M' initial is for MOIR, Betty's maiden name."...View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.21
Blanket fragment - similar to 00.26.20. Natural, tan, light blue and indigo blue wool; heavy weight; two-ply yarn, tightly spun; possibly Rosepath weave....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.4
Small rectangular scrap from a horse blanket. Brown and grey background with stripes in royal blue and cream. Tagged, "Blanket believed to have been woven in Duchess County, N.Y. Horse blanket. Gift of Mr. Merritt Elwell, Brockport, N.Y." Twill double weave, heavy weight. Warp is fine wool singles. Weft is heavy wool singles....View Full Record
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fragment, woven 00.26.7
Blanket fragment - Natural with groups of indigo blue stripes. Woven of fine wool singles; beautiful selvedge on one side; plain weave. Tagged, "From an old burned out house in Naples, NY. Gift of Mrs. John Alexander Scott."...View Full Record
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Fragment, woven 00.26.6
Blanket fragment - light grey with one light red and two yellow stripes at each end of blanket. Fine handstitched hem on one end; twill weave. Warp is fine wool. Weft is medium wool, heathered....View Full Record
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