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Collection Churchill Weavers Collection
Catalog Number 2007.45.Box 25-11
Object Name Book, Sample
Creator Churchill Weavers
Date 1926-1946
Scope & Content This box contains 2 oversize swatch books. These books are swatch book: suiting and coating, 1926-1946 and swatch book: Harris Tweed Coating, 1939-1940 (book 652). The books contain swatches and weaving information for various styles of suiting and coating material sold, including materials sold to SEARS. Fiber content of the swatches are various though are mostly wools. 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 Ackroyd Pros, J. Ring, William Grundy, National Silk Spinning, R. Wolfenden, Malcolm Mills, Homer Mills, Helton, Clasgens, Stubble, Penn Worsted, Falls Yarn Mills, Louis L. Bertch, and Falls Yarn Mills are referenced in the books.
People Bellando, Lila
Bellando, Richard
Churchill, David Carroll
Churchill, Eleanor Franzen
Subjects Cloth
Sample books
Textile art
Textile industry
Search Terms Appalachian Region
Berea (Ky.)
Churchill Weavers
Madison County (Ky.)
Containers Book, Sample
Book, Sample