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Collection Churchill Weavers Collection
Catalog Number 2007.45.Box 25-4
Object Name Book, Sample
Creator Churchill Weavers
Date 1927-1945
Scope & Content This box contains 2 swatch books. These are swatch book: baby blankets 1942-1945 and baby blankets (2/20-13's, 2/26's, 2/30-7's, 2/30-13's, 2/40's, 2/50's, 2/60's, 1/23's, and misc.), 1927-1944. Each is oversize consisting of large brown sheets with stapled-on swatches and related weaving information. Sheets are attached with brass brads. Fabrics are a mix representation of various weave structures and colors used in the baby blankets. The names of the following wool suppliers are represented in the books: Walter McCook, J.C. Yarn, Fleisher Yarn, Emile Bernat(?), and William Grundy.
People Bellando, Lila
Bellando, Richard
Churchill, David Carroll
Churchill, Eleanor Franzen
Subjects Cloth
Clothing & dress
Clothing industry
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