sample (textileworking: weaving); textile

5 identical rectangular tabby woven textile samples. A single, predominantly red selvedge at one narrow end. Seeemingly taken from a larger piece with a small-scale red and green regular chequered pattern. A warp-faced ikat stripe in red, white and yellow separates 2 chequered patterns. The ikat stripe is bordered by a triangular supplementary warp pattern in red and white.

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