Title: Handicrafts in the home
Year: 1910 (1910s)
Authors: Priestman, Mabel Tuke
Subjects: Handicraft Decoration and ornament
Publisher: Chicago, A. C. McClurg & co.
Contributing Library: New York Public Library
Digitizing Sponsor: MSN
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ivory linen, 147, 148, 151 knotting, 137 red, 131 shuttle thrown through, 134 threads 200 to the yard, 133 threads 225 preferred, 133 tobacco-brown, 131 threads, 147, 153 when ordering, number of ends, 133 white, 131Warping, a loom, 151 bar, 151 needle, 152 process of, 152Wax, 74, 75, 76, 77Weaving, cutting materials for,126, 127, 128 bulky materials for, 126 denims for, 127, 130 for the unemployed, 124 in America, 124 light materials, 126 materials for, 125, 126, 129 motifs for, 137 not cut from loom till finished, 153 new materials for, 125 228 HANDICRAFTS IN THE HOME Weaving, tearing materials for,128teaches perseverance, patience, and self-control, 2the process of, 133, 134, 135unbleached muslin for, 127warps for, 131warps, beaming for, 132Weft thread, 153 Wheel, potters, 32, 33, 34, 35, 36Wood-carving, 42 designs for, 43 methods of, 44, 45, 46 modelling the edge for, 45 tools for, 43, 44 Yellow-brown, 143, 144Yellow dye, 142, 143 Printed by Morrison & Gieb Limited, Edinburgh
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ORIENTAL BROCADE WITH APPLIQUE AND THE OUTLININGOF PARTS OF THE BROCADE Opportunities for Style Creator AsSeen in Handiwork Display at* National Museum. Washington, February 26.—Attentionhas recently been called to the opportu-nities open to the style creator lyingwithin the arts of certain quaint and lit-tle-known peoples. Especially is this ap-plicable to the natives of parts of Javawho dress in home-made costumes ofgayly printed cotton. Their method ofdyeing or printing, and their designsand color schemes are both unique, andmay well be imitated and applied to bet-ter goods for general trade rather thanthe small distribution they receive atpresent. The National Museum at Washingtonhas just received a consignment of thesenative garments obtained directly fromthe Netherlands East Indies Commissionat the close of the Panama-Pacific In-ternational Exposition at San Francisco.The exhibit includes several differenttypes of Javanese dress decorated bywhat is known as batik-work. The Jav
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