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Collection Churchill Weavers Collection
Catalog Number 2007.45.Box 25-3
Object Name Book, Sample
Creator Churchill Weavers
Date 1923-1942
Scope & Content This box contains 2 swatch books. These are swatch book: scarfs (2/50s-2/60s), 1928-1942 and swatch book: scarfs (radiants, cottons, silks, misc), 1923-1942. 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 scarves. The names of the following wool suppliers are represented in the books: R. Wolfenden, William Grundy, Walter McCook, Boucle Malcom Mills, J.C. Yarn, New England Thread Co., Donna Wool Mills, American Silk Spinning, and French Worsted.
People Bellando, Lila
Bellando, Richard
Churchill, David Carroll
Churchill, Eleanor Franzen
Subjects Cloth
Clothing & dress
Clothing industry
Sample books
Textile art
Textile industry
Search Terms Appalachian Region
Berea (Ky.)
Churchill Weavers
Madison County (Ky.)
Containers Book, Sample
Book, Sample