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Collection Churchill Weavers Collection
Catalog Number 2007.45.Box 31-270
Object Name Sample, Material
Other number 1934-6
Date 1934
Scope & Content Box 31-270 contains 27 textile samples of men's suiting yardage woven in plain weave structures of wool yarns. There are three style or cloth numbers present in this box. The cloth numbers and numbers per cloth are 7400 (7 samples), 7402 (12 samples), and 7403 (8 samples). The cloths vary in size from swatches and small fabric cuts to larger yardage pieces. Colors among the samples include dark gray, dark brown, navy and heather gray. Paper tags with weaving and laundering information are tied-on to the samples. Laundry place names written on the tags include Nu-way, Copper, and Churchill Weaver's Own Laundry. Some samples are felted.
People Bellando, Lila
Bellando, Richard
Churchill, David Carroll
Churchill, Eleanor Franzen
Subjects Churchill Weavers
Clothing & dress
Clothing industry
Men's clothing
Textile art
Textile industry
Search Terms Appalachian Region
Berea (Ky.)
Churchill Weavers
Madison County (Ky.)
Containers Sample, Material
Sample, Material
Sample, Material
Sample, Material