Anne Blinks Textile Study Collection

Catalog of Tablet Weaving Group

  
Note:  Bands are assumed to be 4-hole, threaded 4 holes, unless specified.

 Cat #         Description                                        Size
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The first eight bands are related to #7, a camel strap Anne purchased in Tehran on 
her trip from Europe through the Middle East and Thailand and back to U.S. in 1959. 
The pattern is a row of 3 or 4 solid diamonds or triangles. 
 
  1       band, chenille, yellow/beige, triangle pattern         1-3/4 x 99"
           
  2  a    backstrap, chenille, olive/beige, diamond pattern      2-1/4 x 26"	
     b    small sample, black/grey                               2-1/4 x 6"

  3       band, chenille, red/green, diamond pattern             2 x 47"

  4       band, chenille, red/grey, diamond pattern              2 x 67"

  5       band, chenille, red/brown, diamond pattern             2-1/2 x 29"

  6  a    band, synthetic, gold/green, diamond pattern           2-1/2 x 20-1/2"
     b    band, synthetic, gold/green, diamond pattern           2-1/3 x 23-1/2"

  7       band, goathair & cotton, brown/white, diamond pattern  1-1/2 x 73"
              from Tehran
  
  8       band, camelid, white/red brown, 2 diamond pattern      1-3/4 x 72"  
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  9       band, thick rya wool (yellow/rust), thin black         2-7/8 x 74"
                rug-warp wool in stripes

 10       band, thick/thin rya wool, several colored stripes,	
                outer cards moved to center and returned         1-1/4 x 48"
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 11       band, nat. white handspun wool, counter threaded,      1-1/4 x 9"
               only 9" woven, melted plastic cards on warps           
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 12       band, white 3-ply rayon, missed-hole technique,        2 x 23"
               2 adjacent holes threaded in 4 hole cards,
               2 cards each edge = 4 hole, split pack 
               technique, making it very thick
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 13       band, brown & natural jute (?), brown threaded         2-1/3 x 10"
               all 4 holes, natural 2 opposing holes,
               cards still in place                             
 
 14       band, brown goat (horse?) hair, nat. linen, stripes    2-1/4 x 51"
               same pattern as CW-13
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 15       band, black/white heavy cotton, outlined diamond 	 3-1/4 x 17"
             patterns, in diagonal 2-hole threading,
             1/2 turns, cut ends, machine sewn across
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Instructions for cardweaving a necktie are in Anne's papers.
 
 16       necktie (?), black/grey wool, two widths, outlined     7/8--2 x 95"
                diamond pattern

 17       necktie, black/grey worsted wool, countered twine      7/8--1-3/4 x 50"
                structure, instructions from Loom Music
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 18       band, sample, blue/white/black wool, cards intact      1-1/2 x 13-1/2"
               "ram's horn" pattern

 19       band, brown/red/gold rya yarn, ram's horn pattern      1 x 84"
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 20       band, rust/navy 6-ply linen, 2-hole cards rocked,      2 x 61"
                plain weave center    
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 21       band with weft fringe, green/beige/yellow synthetic,   1-1/4 x 10"
              cards intact                                       
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 22       band, navy/grey/white 6-ply linen, double-face weave   2 x 50"
              Pakistan technique, cards intact                             
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 23       sample, 6-hole, blue/purple/redviolet starched wool,   3 x 2" [woven
              cards intact                                            section]
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 24 a     band, rust/gold jute(?) diagonal stripes,              1-3/4 x 19"
               cards intact
    b     band, rust/gold jute(?) diagonal stripes               1-3/4 x 38"

 25       band, black/white/beige/rust rayon(?) yarn,            2-1/4 x 35"
               parallel diagonals pattern 

 26       band, black/white heavy cotton, diamond pattern        1-3/4 x 30"

 27       band, yellow-green/gold/brown rya wool, diagonal       2-3/4 x 67"
               stripes                                           
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 28 a     band, Anglo-Saxon, black/white/grey wool               1-1/4 x 71"
    b     band, navy/grey/blue worsted wool, cut one end,        7/8 x 5-1/2"
               split-pack technique
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 29 a     band, red/gold/yel/white/green tapestry wool,          1-1/4 x 21-1/2" 
               reproduction of (b)                                
    b     band fragment, same colors - merc. cotton - from       3/4 x 2-3/4"
               Nepal,  purchased by Gloria Adamson                                  
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A project of the Santa Cruz Handweavers Guild
Documented by Mark Daly
Keeper of the Box: Nora Rogers.


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