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Collection Churchill Weavers Collection
Catalog Number 2007.45.Box 25-6
Object Name Book, Sample
Creator Churchill Weavers
Date 1929-1946
Scope & Content This box contains 2 oversize swatch books. These are swatch book: couch throws, 1929-1942 and swatch book: couch throws, 1941-1946. They contain swatches and some weaving information for various styles of couch throws, and each swatch is stapled to a page in the book. Pre-stamped blank fields for production information are on the 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 and R. Wolfenden, Central Franklin Process, J.C. Yarn, Walter McCook, Emile Bernat, Clasgen's, and French Worsted are mentioned as suppliers of the wool used.
People Bellando, Lila
Bellando, Richard
Churchill, David Carroll
Churchill, Eleanor Franzen
Subjects Blankets
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