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    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Pillows; Textiles; Needlework

    • A white cotton pillow case has a red embroidered floral design surrounding the words "Sweet dreams" at the center. Ruffle trim completes the design.
    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Cotton pillowcase

    • Pillows; Textiles; Needlework

    • A white cotton pillow case has a red embroidered floral design surrounding the word "Rest" at the center. Ruffle trim completes the design.
    • Counterbalance loom

    • Counterbalance loom

    • Looms; Weaving; Textiles

    • This handmade wooden counterbalance loom has four harnesses and is assembled with wooden pegs. When any two of its harnesses are raised, two other harnesses are lowered. It is the most common type of loom and was used weave yarn into cloth with a...
    • Crochet hook

    • Crochet hook

    • Crocheting; Textiles

    • The black metal crochet hook is shaped at the center with bone or ivory. Crochet is a process of creating fabric by pulling yarn or thread through knotted loops with a hooked needle.
    • Crocheted bedcovering

    • Crocheted bedcovering

    • Bedspreads; Crocheting; Quilts; Textiles

    • This off-white, medium weight crocheted bedcovering has a knotted design with plain edging on one side and fringe on the remaining sides. Its shape allows it to be used as a bedspread.
    • Crocheted doily

    • Crocheted doily

    • Crocheting; Textiles; Needlework

    • The round ecru doily is crocheted with a floral design at the center, surrounded by concentric bands of petal shaped motifs.
    • Hand cards

    • Hand cards

    • Cotton industry; Textiles

    • This pair of wooden hand cards were used to brush clumps of cotton fiber into uniform strands by pulling the two cards against each other. Each rectangular card has a handle and metal teeth that separate, straighten, and align fibers. The cards...
    • Handkerchief

    • Handkerchief

    • Handkerchiefs; Textiles; Lace

    • Each side of this white square handkerchief is trimmed with a wide border of lace. The undecorated center square has a width of approximately 6.5 inches.
    • Lace bobbin

    • Lace bobbin

    • Lace making; Textiles; Lace

    • This elliptical shaped bobbin has pointed ends with a center spool to manage threads used for making lace textiles.
    • Log cabin quilt

    • Log cabin quilt

    • Quilts; Textiles; Needlework

    • The log cabin design of this quilt is one of the most popular quilting patterns. By altering the arrangement of light and dark fabrics in rectangular shapes, log cabin quilt designs are unique, yet widely recognized.
    • Quilt

    • Quilt

    • Quilts; Textiles; Needlework

    • This brightly patterned quilt is designed with a variation of the Grandmother's Flower Garden motif. It is lined with pink silk fabric, and the quilted side has several damaged areas.
    • Quilt

    • Quilt

    • Quilts; Textiles; Needlework

    • Designed with narrow bands of velvet and silk, the fabric bands are sewn together to create a diagonal pattern. The quilt features dark colors and sections imprinted with various Texas places and events.
    • Quilted pillow cover

    • Quilted pillow cover

    • Quilts; Pillows; Textiles; Needlework

    • A variety of embroidery stitches and fabrics make up this crazy quilt pillow covering. One piece of the quilt depicts the Cotton Centennial Exposition.
    • Trapunto quilt

    • Trapunto quilt

    • Bedspreads; Textiles; Quilts

    • The design of this white trapunto bedcovering includes an embossed floral and leaf design. Trapunto quilting is a technique that utilizes two layers of fabric and padding that results in a raised surface on the quilt top.
    • White pillowcases

    • White pillowcases

    • Pillows; Textiles

    • Two white pillowcases with lace trim are embroidered with purple letters and green triangles. Designed for a couple, one case is embroidered MRS and the other MR.
    • Woven coverlet

    • Woven coverlet

    • Weaving; Textiles; Bedspreads

    • Woven in three pieces using blue and green dyed wool and natural cotton, the frayed coverlet has a geometric design. The cotton has darkened with age.
    • Woven pillow cover

    • Woven pillow cover

    • Pillows; Textiles; Weaving

    • Woven with white cotton and blue wool, the primitive motif of this pillowcase is a geometric design resembling a pine cone bloom pattern. The pillow cover has frayed edges and is stained.
    • Woven sash

    • Woven sash

    • Textiles; Beads; Indians of North America

    • This sash is woven from red, blue, and khaki colored threads believed to be from Spanish military uniforms. The piece is designed with white beads and fringe, and was thought to be worn by Encarnacion Chireno, who died in the Battle of Nacogdoches...

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