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  • Description: cotton
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    • Young girl with dog

    • Girls; Dogs; Dresses; Clothing & dress; Children; Glass negatives; Portraits; Pearls
    • A little girl wears a summer dress of cotton or linen, trimmed with late 19th century machine lace. She also wears socks and leggings, tied slippers and pearls at her neck and right wrist.
    • Young woman in middy style blouse

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Blouses; Skirts; Collars; Belts (Clothing); Corsages;
    • A seated young woman poses for a studio portrait. She wears a middy style blouse of cotton or linen, the high collar of the insert creating the stylish “V” line in the bodice of the combination, a wool skirt and belt with decorative buckle. She...
    • Woman with bracelet

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Women; Collars; Buttons (Fasteners); Ribbons; Bracelets; Eyeglasses; Rings;
    • This woman's hair is long and conservatively drawn back, but not upswept. Her light colored dress, probably cotton, features interesting gatherings at hips and shoulders with white cuffs on the ¾ length sleeves and cut work medallions on the...
    • Woman in straw boater

    • Clothing & dress; Portraits; Glass negatives; Straw hats; Hats; Women; Ribbons; Lace; Buttons (Fasteners); Gloves; Dresses;
    • This woman's hat is a straw boater trimmed with velvet ribbon round the crown and lace, perhaps wired, in profusion on the brim. Her dress, of a striped fabric, perhaps a light wool, is designed with a wonderfully asymmetrical bodice, itself...
    • Wrapper

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    • Paisley patterned cotton wrapper with olive green silk ribbon trim, buttons down center front, ties around inside of waist to cinch in waist at back. Lined in light brown glazed cotton. Green fabric buttons. Length: 63 1/2"
    • Mary's Nine Patch Quilt

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    • Hand sewn cotton quilt consisting of alternating nine-patch blocks and patterned fabric blocks. The entire piece is quilted with exceptionally fine stitches. The backing is off white with a floral design. The quilt is bound with thin red fabric....
    • Log Cabin quilt

    • Quilting
    • Scrap fabric cotton "Log Cabin" quilt consisting of rows of light and dark toned fabrics. The centers of each block is red, symbolizing the fireplace of a log cabin home.
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling (weft): natural cotton and blue dyed wool. This coverlet is masterfully woven. The composition is well balanced, embodying energetic, curvilinear geometry. The design incorporates two distinct...
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. This coverlet is an excellent example of multi-tonal float work, woven by a very competent weaver. The three areas of float work; pattern, warp, and half warp and half pattern...
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool. The dimensional quality of this early float work coverlet is best seen with the dark "tables" (large solid blue squares) up. The warp threads on the bottom end make the...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The design is made up of "rose" and "snowball" variants with a grid-like appearance. The slightly curved linear elements come together to form overlapping rings....
    • Woven coverlet, 1770-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton. Binder: natural cotton. Pattern: blue dyed wool, red dyed wool, green dyed wool. The three color combination used here is striking. The coverlet has no border. The fringes are applied. The coverlet is seamed down the center.
    • Woven coverlet, 1830-1850

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. A densely figured composition of naturalistic plant forms including seaweed (or ferns) and roses intersect diamond and rectangular tiles. It is bordered on all...
    • Woven coverlet, 1780-1840

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The double row of "pine trees" in different proportions adds interest to the border of this coverlet. This tree-like motif used on borders may have been referred...
    • Woven coverlet, 1830-1850

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. The lay out of the design elements (large scale medallions and diamonds) in this coverlet are reminiscent of period carpets. The coverlet is seamed down the...
    • Woven coverlet, C. DuBois, July 4, 1824

    • coverlets; Woven textiles; wool; yarn; linen; plaid;
    • Warp: natural cotton and blue dyed wool. Filling: cotton and blue dyed wool. Border inscription reads: C. DUBOIS. Corner block inscription reads: AGRICULTURE & MANUFACTURES. ARE THE FOUNDATION OF OUR INDEPENDENCE. JULY 4. 1824. Many coverlets have...

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