Vintage Fabric Lot Feedsack Cotton EDWARDIAN Hand Dyed 4 yds

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Made in Pahrump, Nevada

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over 4 yards feedsack material in 3 colorways,
raspberry pink, banana creme and turquoise
with a small overall tossed design in black

each of three pieces is:
25" wide by 1 yard 25 - almost 2 yards
64 x 155 cm
width was typical feedsack size

FRESHLY HAND DYED - wash fast, preshrunk, sized and ready to sew. This had been sewn into a pillowcase, I picked out the seams, selvedges are intact.

latter half of 19th century, these small novelty prints "neats" cost about 8 cents a yard!
With further research it seems this particular feedsack pattern was used for "half mourning", a relief from the black, and also more practical because the brown and gray colors and allover patterns were practical for farm work.

Now in color because, well, 100 years of mourning is ENUF!

WASHING INSTRUCTIONS: Most items can be dry cleaned, hand washed, or machine washed in a front loader, mild detergent, no bleach, and hang to almost dry, then press. Avoid Oxyclean with rayon blends.

Vintage Dyetopia features everyday and collectible vintage textiles which I have dyed and restored to new life. More about my shop at or email with any questions.

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