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Collection: Elizabeth Terlouw Collection
Object Id Number: 93.5.54A
Object Name: Fragment, woven
Date Item Created: 19th century
Description: Coverlet fragment - Blue and white; summer and winter weave, 6 shaft; "Mosaic" 4 harness draft; wool and cotton. Good selvedge on one side, splits the design for seaming. Traditionally, in S & W the tabby weft is 1/2 the size of the warp. It closes to square because of the weave structrue.
Warp is cotton, plied.
Weft is cotton, fine.
Pattern weft is wool, indigo.
Subjects: Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf1)
Woven - Summer and Winter (Udf3)
Natural color yarns and fiber or yarn dyed yarns (Udf5)
Geometric (Udf6)
Natural Fiber - Wool/Natural Fiber - Cotton (Udf7)
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