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Name Bellando, Richard

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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-121

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-121

Box 31-121 contains 25 textile samples in the form of swatch books, individual swatches, and material samples of yardage. The samples are in varying sizes and colors. Plain, twill, diamond, and basket weave patterns are all featured. Pattern designs include color blocks, solid colors, and stripes. A variety of blues, purples, beige, tan, pinks, cream, black, and red are present in the designs. Materials are wool, silk, and rayon. Most textile samples have one or two stapled cardboard product tags and an adhered sticker label. The style, cloth, and pattern numbers present in this box are as follows: style 408 with pattern numbers 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, and 8; style 6550 with pattern number 3; and clo

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-123

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-123

Box 31-123 contains 27 textile samples, including 12 mufflers, 5 scarves, and 10 material samples. Point twill, twill plaid, and plain weaves with overshot insets are all featured. Designs include color blocks, diagonal and horizontal stripes, and plaids. Colors include cream, black and white combinations, medium blue and navy combinations, purple, lilac, orange-yellow, silver, greens, beige, and pink. Cardboard product tags are attached to most samples. Some samples have sticker labels adhered to them. Cloth numbers present are cloth 60 in pattern numbers 25, 50, 57, cloth 100m in pattern numbers 4, 7, 9, and cloth numbers 100, 103, and 128. Style numbers 540 and 1015 are present as well.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-124

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-124

Box 31-124 consists of 19 textile samples: four sales sample swatch books and fifteen material samples. The fabrics are in varying colors and sizes and all are woven in plain weave structures. Materials are wool and rayon. One swatch book features 11 swatches woven in shimmery multi-colored color block patterns in cloth number 130 and pattern numbers 3-13. A similar but larger piece of color block material sample is done in cloth number 128. Two swatch books have three swatches each of dress material in striped patterns of blues, tans, and grays in cloth number 110. The pattern name is "Annette". In addition, there are six off-white colored fabrics, four pieces of lavender fabrics with purple

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-145

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-145

Box 31-145 contains 34 textile samples: 9 material samples and 25 sales sample swatch books. The fabrics are examples of coating and bag border materials in various color combinations and cuts of cloth 108. All items are woven in wool and wool and silk blended yarns. Patterns are overshot weave structures in honeysuckle and whig rose. Most samples consist of swatches stapled together to form booklets. Two samples are color blankets featuring strips of cloth 108 in various color combinations. Churchill Weavers cardboard product tags with hand-written information are individually stapled to most textiles. All booklets have product tags. One sample has "C.F. Welek & Co. Inc." product labels. Man

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-126

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-126

Box 31-126 contains 1 baby blanket and 2 material samples of baby blanket fabric. The fabrics are woven in basket weave patterns of peachy pink weft and warp wool yarns. The pattern name is "Pink Kewpie". There are slight variances in the tightness of weave and size per piece. The cloth number is 141 and the pattern numbers are I.A, I.B, and I.C. There is a note on the blanket referring to Mr. Heyman.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-128

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-128

Box 31-128 consists of 7 textiles: 1 baby blanket, 5 material samples and 1 swatch of baby blanket fabric. The textiles are woven in twill and basket weave patterns of wool. The samples vary in size. Four of the samples feature diamond twill designs in a combination of white weft and warp yarns and white weft and pink warp yarns. Two blankets are woven in a basket weave pattern of white and pink colors with a plaid design. The product tag on one piece reads that the style was discontinued at the time. The edges feature fringe. Most samples have weaving information sewn-on or stapled to the fabric.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-129

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-129

Box 31-129 consists of 8 textiles: 2 individual swatches, 1 baby blanket, and 5 material samples of baby blanket fabric. Six textiles are full or cut pieces of "Cuddle Wrap," a Churchill Weavers pattern for blankets woven in a design of pink and white large plaid. The samples have minor variations. Seven samples have weaving instructions handwritten on sewn-on muslin labels. Two swatches are unmarked. Material is wool. The cloth number is 152 and the style number is 3152.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-130

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-130

Box 31-130 contains 4 baby blankets in finished and unfinished styles of "Cuddle Wrap," a Churchill Weavers pattern for baby blankets woven in pink and white large plaid designs. The pieces have minor variations. Some are marked 1929 with notes referencing J.H.S. correspondence and stating preferences for which samples to produce. The cloth number is 152. Material is wool.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-132

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-132

Box 31-132 contains 4 material samples of baby blanket fabric. The samples are woven in Churchill Weavers' "Cuddle Wrap" blanket pattern. Yarn is wool roving. Two samples are woven in an alternating pattern of plaid pink and white squares. Two samples are mainly white with a wide pink border. The cloth number is 152. One sample is dated Dec. 20, 1929.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-114

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-114

Box 31-114 contains 48 samples of border patterns in varying patterns, colors, and cuts. Materials used are wool and silk. Cloth numbers 52 and 56 are prominent and are grouped together and stapled to form various sales sample swatch books. Patterns numbers are 2, 3, 3a, 4, 5, 6, 7a, 7, 8, 10, 13, 15, 16, 17, 18, 20. Included are related solids to cloth number 52. The pattern numbers to the solids are 2, 5, 6, 7a, 7, 7c, 8. Almost all samples have sticker labels attached with handwritten pattern numbers. The most dominant colors are browns, purples, blues, tans, greens, and grays. Seven of the 102 border samples are in the border design 'Beresford Beller.' The colors are are black, burnt oran

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-118

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-118

Box 31-118 consists of 4 textile materials samples with diamond twill weave patterns in various colors, cuts, and sizes. Materials used are wool, silk, and rayon. The cloth number for very pieces is 63. Featured is a large textile material in an all off-white diamond twill pattern. Another material sample is multi-colored with blue, yellow, rose, pink, and celadon green colors. The other pieces are in rose pink and pale brown and black and taupe.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-116

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-116

Box 31-116 contains 9 textile yardage samples of men's suiting material. Samples are made of worsted wool and some are labeled as having rayon. Samples are varying shades of gray. Three samples are done in "Cheviot Check" featuring a pattern of intersecting lines in contrasting thread with slubs. The cloth number is 98. The cardboard tag on one sample makes reference to "Bk 1, pg. 6". Five samples are woven in a plain weave of solid gray yarns. The cloth number is 97. There is reference to "Richard B. Lewis" and "Horner Mill" on one tag. Most of the other tags make reference to "Bk. 1'" and then pages 2, 3, 5, and 8.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-115

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-115

Box 31-115 contains 6 yardage material samples of men's wool suiting. One sample consists of two pieces (one of which is a swatch) woven in a plain weave of camel colored weft and warp yarns. Samples are pinned together and the cloth number is 132. This sample is accompanied by a paper label with handwritten weaving information, or designer's notes. Three samples are woven in a plain weave of charcoal gray yarns in cloth number 28. A paper product tag is stapled to one gray sample that reads, "Cloth 28, Book 1, P. 11". In addition, there are two pieces of gray suiting with red pinstripes woven in a plain weave.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-117

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-117

Box 31-117 contains 23 textile samples in various colors, cuts, designs, and patterns. Items include swatches, swatch books, color blankets, and yardage samples. Patterns include twills and diamond twills and basket and plain weaves. Cloth numbers featured are cloth 129, cloth 35, cloth 60, cloth 113, and cloth 127. Cloth 129 consists of 3 color blankets, 4 swatch booklets, and 2 swatches in colors of blue, tawny, moss green, wisteria, dark salmon, and taupe grey. Pattern numbers are 1 to 6 in cloth 129. Cloth 35 consists of 3 samples in checked black and white patterns and variations on warp and weft yarns. Cloth 60 consists of a muffler in a twill weave featuring sections of black on black,

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-119

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-119

Box 31-119 contains 23 textile samples of yardage, coating, and muffler fabrics in the form of material samples, individual swatches, and sales sample swatch books. Various twill weave structures are used and materials are primarily wool and wool with silk or rayon yarns. Twill patterns include diamond and chevron patterns .The name for two pieces of yardage is "Chic'" Colors used include red, pink, Rose, blue, navy, beige, black, pastel pink, green. Cloth numbers are 18, 21, 61a, 63a, 85, 95, 95a, 6345.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-120

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-120

Box 31-120 consists of 13 textile samples in cloth number 124 and in a variety of colors and cuts. Featured are sales samples and yardage material samples in dress material, pattern name "Pauli Dress". There are sales samples in baby blue and baby pink colors in a plain weave. Pattern numbers are Pat. Y24, Pat. X24, 19, X25. 2 swatch booklets have samples in pattern numbers 20-26 and 1-16 all in a variety of solid colors, such reds, peach, greens, blues, purples, grays, beige, tans, and browns. Two swatch booklets consist of samples in color block stripes in varying shades of the colors listed. The Pattern numbers are 1b-8b. The samples in each book are stapled together with a cardboard produ

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2292

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2292

Box 31-2292 contains various materials, including: 4 boxes from yarn suppliers, 1 skein of tussah silk, 5 boxes of individual cloth tags, 5 rolls of cloth merchandise tags, 2 spools of ribbon, 4 yarn sample cards, 3 spools of metallic (Lurex ?) yarn, 10 examples of textile trim, 3 bundles of novelty yarns, 5 bundles of metallic blended yarns, 56 individual cloth merchandise tags, and 3 examples of uncut ribbon cloth merchandise tags. The tags represent a variety of fine department stores and specialty shops. Among these include: Mac Hugh Inc., Woolen Square, J.M. Towne & Co., Perry Ellis, Yacoubian, Brookstone, Garfinckel's, Graves-Cox, House of Nine, The Peasant Shop, and The Cotton Compa

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-127

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-127

Box 31-127 consists of 7 material samples of baby blanket fabric woven in basket weave structures of wool. The warp and weft color is peachy pink and the pattern name is "Pink Kewpie". There are slight variances in the tightness of weave and size per piece. Some pieces have more of an looser weave pattern. A muslin label describing production details is sewn to most samples in this box. The cloth number identified on two samples is cloth 141 and the pattern numbers are I.A, I.B., I.C., I.D., and I.E.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-125

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-125

Box 31-125 contains 3 baby blankets in a basket weave of peachy pink wool. The blankets feature a pattern in the centerfield of open squares and rectangular shapes using light blue roving yarn entwined with white rayon. One blanket is identified as style number 63X37. Blankets have tags attached.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-122

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-122

Box 31-122 consists of 56 textile samples of dress fabric. These samples include swatches, material samples, and sales sample swatch books. Almost all fabrics are denoted as cloth number 65. Cloth 65 is featured in solids, banded stripes, plaids and border patterns. All materials are in a plain weave structure of wool, or feature a plain weave ground with a turned overshot pattern in wool and silk. "Kashan Plaid" and "Kashelle Frock'" are the names of two patterns used in sixteen of the swatch books. These swatch books have multi-colored striped swatches. The swatches in the sales samples are stapled together with a cardboard product tag. Most tags have descriptive information that includes p