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Collection Churchill Weavers Collection
Catalog Number 2007.45.Box 25-13
Object Name Book, Sample
Creator Churchill Weavers
Date 1937-1942
Scope & Content This box contains 6 oversize swatch books. These books are swatch book: cravat yardage, 1937 (Book 708), swatch book: cravat yardage and dress yardage, 1938-1939 (Book 712), swatch book: cravat yardage, 1938-1939 (Book 714), swatch book: cravat yardage, 1938-1941 (Book 713), swatch book: cravat yardage, 1941 (Book 655), and swatch book: cravat yardage, 1941-1942. The books contain swatches and weaving information for various styles of cravat (necktie) and dress material sold. Pre-stamped blank fields for production information are on most pages with swatches attached above them. Information is handwritten in the fields, where applicable. Pages are attached via brass brads. The names of William Grundy, R. Wolfenden, French Worsted, American Silk Spinning, J.C. Yarn, New England Spun Silk, William Wittman, Schwartz, Caron, A.M. Smyre, and Jos. Benn.
People Bellando, Lila
Bellando, Richard
Churchill, David Carroll
Churchill, Eleanor Franzen
Subjects Cloth
Sample books
Textile art
Textile industry
Textiles
Weaving
Search Terms Appalachian Region
Berea (Ky.)
Churchill Weavers
Madison County (Ky.)
Textiles
Containers Book, Sample
Book, Sample
Book, Sample
Book, Sample
Book, Sample
Book, Sample