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Weaving Sample

Cream-coloured woven sample with design of bands or stripes in beige, brown, light purple or light blue cotton thread or loosely spun cream-coloured wool, alternating between different textile weaves.

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Weaving Sample

Two-faced fabric with fine grey and beige warp threads and a coral pink and loosely twisted cream thicker gauge weft. One face in a plaid design of twill and plain weave with bands of coral and cream on a grey background. On the other face, the cream weft threads have been deliberately cut and fringed to form bands of texture against the closely woven grey and coral background.

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Weaving Sample

Closely woven, double-faced, padded fabric in a grid like repeat pattern in plain weave which has been edged with a pale green cotton fabric. It has a central slash opening, probably created to fit as a protective cover. Woven in cream, three shades of green and two of pink, the boxes of coloured stripes are raised over padding to give a quilted effect. On the reverse, the padded squares are self coloured, separated by striped rectangles.

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Weaving Sample

Loosely woven two-faced fabric with organza ribbons in purple and green and loose weave cotton ribbons in pink and green. Reverse shows supporting weave of green and dark blue wool.

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Weaving Sample

Two-faced plain weave sample with fringe. The face consists of fabric ribbons of a satin weave green fabric and a coarse open weave fabric in purple, blue and yellow. The reverse is woven with red yarn and the same coarse open weave fabric in purple, blue and yellow.

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Hanging

Large double-faced hanging in twill weave with a design of vertical stripes in the upper half and aquarium fish behind a grid in the lower half. Woven in cream-coloured thread with a glittering effect, and black threads to create the design. It also has grommets for hanging.

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Double-faced twill weave sample in fine brown, dark green and dark blue wool yarn and loosely spun yarn of green-blue wool with red threads and snippets of fabric.

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Weaving Sample

Tightly woven single-faced fabric in cream mercerised cotton with supplementary 2 ply coloured weft threads incorporated in blocks to form a zig zag and line, creating a geometric pattern running across the sample.

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Weaving Sample

Tightly woven single faced fabric in a cream mercerised cotton with supplementary single ply coloured weft threads incorporated in blocks to form a zig zag and line, creating a geometric pattern running across the sample.

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Weaving Sample

Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and wefts of green leather ribbons, as well as supplementary feathers and strings of silver-coloured beads. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open vertical weave bands.

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Weaving Sample

Weaving sample made with warps consisting of purple yarn and fine green cotton thread, and wefts of pink leather ribbons and fine orange cotton thread. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.

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Weaving Sample

Double-faced weaving sample in fine cotton thread. Cream-coloured warps and wefts interwoven with multicoloured wefts in red, pink, blue, green, black, and white, that form eight different sections with abstract patterns. Warps and wefts have been left long as fringe.

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Banner

Long multi-coloured banner. Wefts and warps in shades of purple, orange, pink, green, yellow, grey and brown form an abstract design of gradated colours on a cream-coloured background. The warps have been left long in the lower edge and turned into a fringe.

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c1970s-1980s

Large plain weave sample woven with fine cotton threads in dark blue, light blue, silver blue, coral, and dark green, and finer multi-coloured threads. With a pattern of vertical stripes and bands, some of them with a puckered effect.

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Weaving Sample

Cream coloured fabric, presumed to be a cotton mix, with blue coloured grid over an irregular multi-colour spot and ribbon pattern.

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Weaving Sample

Cream coloured fabric, presumed to be a cotton mix, with green coloured grid over an irregular multi-colour spot and ribbon pattern.

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Weaving Sample

Double-faced weaving sample with a geometric design of repeating bands of chevron-like figures. Woven with cotton thread in shades of blue and purple with supplementary warps in bright orange shades forming the pattern. A label is attached to the item which reads 'Samanth Goates, 1990', however, this is a misattribution.

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Weaving Sample

Double-faced woven sample with fine brown woollen yarn warps and a design of two distinctive horizontal sections. One section is plain weave with wefts of fine dark yellow and blue woollen yarn with bands of twill weave in fine bright yellow yarn. The other section consists of twill weave with wefts of loosely spun multicoloured wool yarn (mostly dark yellow).

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Weaving Sample

Double-faced woven sample in fine wool yarn with a grid-like design of coloured blocks and stripes on a black background. Black fine yarn warps and wefts woven in plain weave, with supplementary fine yarn wefts in shades of orange, purple, blue, grey and cream creating the pattern.

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Weaving Sample

Two-faced plain weave sample with fringe. The face consists of ribbons of satin weave purple fabric and loose weave fabric in green, light purple and pink. The reverse, green and dark purple yarn and ribbons of the same loose weave fabric in green, light purple and pink.

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Weaving Sample

Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and horizontal sections woven with wefts of reddish pink leather ribbons or strings of dark orange beads. It also has supplementary feathers. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.

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Weaving Sample

Weaving sample made with warps consisting of light blue yarn and fine light purple cotton thread, and wefts of dark pink leather ribbons. It also has supplementary strings of metallic-coloured beads, and two types of interwoven feathers. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave bands.

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Weaving Sample

Single-faced evenly woven fabric in cream with silver grey and beige stripes. Sections of coloured weft threads left loose as part of the design, held in place by a loosely tensioned weave.

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Weaving Sample

Large weaving sample with a design of different patterns of stripes and bands in three distinctive sections. Woven in plain weave with fine cotton threads in shades of blue, and leaving the warp threads as fringe. The supplementary wefts of frayed red ribbons and fine cotton thread in yellow and orange are woven in twill weave and form the different patterns.

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Weaving Sample

Cream coloured fabric, presumed to be a cotton mix, with black coloured grid over an irregular multi-colour spot and ribbon pattern.

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Weaving Sample

Tightly woven single-faced fabric with black warp threads, and wefts in shades of blue, teal, purple, brown, grey and pink. Weft threads are lusterous and may be silk. Geometric design with chevrons, diamonds and other repeats in bands of pattern in a grid like format.

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Weaving Sample

Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and wefts of light green leather ribbons and strings of brown beads. It also has supplementary feathers. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.

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Weaving Sample

Weaving sample made with warps consisting of green cords and fine orange cotton thread, and wefts of green leather ribbons, as well as supplementary strings of silver-coloured beads. Warps and wefts are woven in sections of tightly woven or open weave vertical bands.

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Weaving Sample

Open weave sample in a gradation of blue colour, from light blue to dark blue. The central design is a female figure, woven with supplementary wefts. Warps have been knotted and left long as fringe.

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Weaving Sample

Closely woven cotton fabric with printed warp threads and jagged design of subtle gradations in colour from orange through to red, blue, green to orange again. Second section with contrasting weft colours and regular pale yellow wefts giving a striped effect in shades of orange, pink, green and blue. Thicker cream coloured yarn has been introduced to form a line and zig zag geometric design over the coloured weave. This item was damaged in the fire in GSA's Mackintosh Building on 23rd May 2014. Textile conservation was completed in 2019.

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Banner

Double-faced fabric, in an even, regular weave. Grid design on a cream background in rectangles of red, orange, yellow and three shades of blue, with colour gradations in some parts of the design. It also has been quilted to add texture and weight to the lower half of the banner.

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Wall Hanging

Woven wall hanging in plain weave with black yarn and loose supplementary warps and wefts in yellow, orange, red, green and black thinner yarn and ribbons of black plastic (possible bin bags). These supplementary warps and wefts form two vertical bands with a puckered effect. The warps are knotted and left long as fringes.

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Weaving Sample

Cream coloured fabric, presumed to be a cotton mix, with yellow coloured grid over an irregular multi-colour spot and ribbon pattern.

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