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Name Churchill, Eleanor Franzen

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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-174

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-174

Box 31-174 contains 10 textile samples: 4 sales sample swatch books, 1 swatch, and 5 material samples of pattern yardage. The samples are in coverlet-style weave patterns of varying colors. Six samples are woven in worsted wool and silk blended yarns. Cloth number 251 is present in this box and consists of three samples woven in overshot, repeating diamond or rambling rose pattern variants in cotton and wool yarns. The pattern numbers in cloth 251 are 6 and 7 and the colors are pale brown, dark brown, and tan on beige warps. The sales samples and swatch are woven in colorful block pattern variants. Paper notes and tags with handwritten information are attached to these samples. One swatch has

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-173

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-173

Box 31-173 contains 3 material sample color blankets of pattern yardage. The samples are woven with cotton and wool warp yarns and wool weft yarns. Two samples feature blue on white and various shades of blue on blue. The pattern appears to be variants of honeysuckle in overshot weave structures. One sample is a color blanket that features various width stripes of color in shades of grey, black, burgundy, dark green, and moss green. Muslin labels with hand-written weaving instructions are sewn on to the samples. One sample has a label dated 2-6-31.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-175

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-175

Box 31-175 contains 1 material sample of pattern yardage. The sample is woven in an overshot weave structure using wool and silk blended yarn in the warp and wool yarns in the weft direction. The ground color is marigold and the overall pattern is similar to monk's belt, or a block pattern, consisting of stripes using violet blue, red, and mustard yellow colors. Patterns are oval shapes and undulating lines. A cardboard product tag is stapled to one corner of the sample.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-176

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-176

Box 31-176 contains 5 material samples of couch throw fabric. The samples are woven in coverlet-style weave patterns. Three samples have a white ground in wool and patterns of four-pointed stars and undulating lines using dark blue, bright blue and blue-gray wool roving yarn. A sample of the fringe for this type of throw is included in the box. Muslin labels are sewn onto three samples and two are dated 8-12-31 and 8-11-31. The fifth sample is woven in a "snowball" variant pattern in various number groups and tawny colored wool roving yarns. The pattern number is 1.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-178

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-178

Box 31-178 contains 8 textiles: 4 mufflers, 2 material samples of cravats, and 2 material samples of scarf or stole fabric. The mufflers are woven in plain weave structures with pale brown yarns mixed with shades of gray and orange. The short ends of the mufflers feature multi-colored stripes. The width and colors of the stripes vary with each muffler. The two samples of cravat material are woven in the same pattern and weave structures as the mufflers though the cravats have white, high sheen accent threads. The triangular end on one cravat has multi-colored stripes. The two samples of stole or scarf fabric are woven in plain weave structures with multi-colored, color block stripes and plaid

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-177

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-177

Box 31-177 contains 6 material samples of muffler fabric. One sample is in a plain weave of wool yarns with an extended plaid pattern. The pattern colors are black, gray, and white. One sample is in a twill weave of pastel blue and white wool and rayon yarns. The diagonal weave is prominent and features high sheen rayon accent threads. Four samples are in plain weave structures with plaid color block patterns of wool yarns. The pattern colors are gray, white, and black; green, red, orange, and burgundy; blue, yellow, orange, and green; and orange, brown, red, and burgundy. Few samples have sewn-on muslin labels with handwritten weaving instructions. One muslin label is dated 10-21-31. A cardb

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-179

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-179

Box 31-179 contains 6 scarves. The scarves are marked as Churchill Weavers' "Vogue" scarves in cloth 65. They are woven in plain weave structures of light weight wool yarns. Each scarf has a white background with a stripe or stripe and plaid combination pattern of varying colors. One scarf has a swatch cut from the material. A cardboard product tag is stapled to each sample. One scarf has the pattern number of 11 handwritten on its label.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-32A

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-32A

Box 31-32A contains 84 textiles including 82 materials samples and 2 sales sample swatch bookks with 11 swatches between the two. Most are woven with an open, plain weave and some are "fishnet." There are various colors and patterns used. Sizes vary and materials used are largely unknown, although many could be cotton.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-160

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-160

Box 31-160 contains 7 textiles samples for suiting material. Materials used are wool and alpaca yarn. Paper labels are pinned to one sample. The other samples have muslin labels with hand-written weaving instructions and cardboard product tags. Colors are navy blue and brown. The cloth numbers are x41 and x43. Book 2 page 9 and Book 1 page 9 referencing sales sample books are written on tags.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-167

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-167

Box 31-167 contains 4 baby blankets woven in a pattern of alternating basket weave and diamond twill weave squares. Material used is wool. One blanket has white squares and horizontal and vertical pink accent threads. One has blue squares and horizontal and vertical white accent threads. One has pink squares and horizontal and vertical white accent threads. One is pink all over with a wide white border. Two blankets are samples of Churchill Weavers' "Bonnie Bairn" baby blankets. The style numbers are 111-KDI, 145-EHI, 145, and 145-KHI. Cardboard product tags are stapled to each sample.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-166

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-166

Box 31-166 contains 3 baby blankets woven in alternating squares or blocks of basket weave and twill weave patterns. Material used is wool and silk blended yarns. One blanket is white with horizontal and vertical blue accent threads. Style number 111-EDI is written on the cardboard product tag stapled to the blanket. Two blankets are blue faded to green in color with white plaid and random light and dark brown threads. One of the blue blankets has a paper label pinned to the fabric with, "B. Blanket silk & wool white and blue Reed 11 Takeup 70" written on the label. The other blue blanket has "B. Blanket silk & wool 2/180 Take up 64 Reed 10 36 x 42" written on a muslin label sewn to the fabri

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-180

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-180

Box 31-180 contains 4 textiles: 3 scarves and 1 material sample of bag border fabric. Two scarves are "Vogue" scarves woven in cloth 65 with plain weave structures of light weight wool yarns. The "Vogue" scarf colors are pink, gray, purple, and orange stripes, and blue, green, and orange stripes on white backgrounds. The bag border sample (cloth number X34) is woven in natural tones with a repeating overshot pattern in beige wool yarns. One scarf is woven in a basket weave structure of beige wool yarns with a checked or grid pattern defined by black horizontal and vertical accent threads. This scarf has knotted fringe and a swatch cut from the material. Cloth number is 25. A product tag is at

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-181

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-181

Box 31-181 contains 6 textiles: 1 scarf and 5 material samples of scarf fabric. The scarf and four samples are woven in lace weave and tight plain weave structures of yellow, orange, and light orange wool yarns. Each scarf has a yellow background surrounded by an orange and light orange striped border pattern. The sixth sample has the same weave structure and is woven with green and white wool yarns. A tag is attached to each sample.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-182

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-182

Box 31-182 contains 3 material samples of navy blue men's suiting yardage. Material is wool and the samples vary in size. Weaving production information is handwritten on labels attached to two samples. A cardboard product tag is stapled to each sample. One sample is identified as cloth number X41.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-188

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-188

Box 31-188 contains 43 textile samples: 1 handkerchief, 1 swatch, and 41 material samples of linen fabric. Six samples are woven in cotton and linen yarns and have rose pattern or bachelor's button variant designs. Five of these six samples are blue and white and a sixth sample is green and white. Five samples are woven in plain weave structures of natural white weft and warp yarns with reference on an attached label to Schuryler, Nov. 17, 1930. One sample is a complete cotton handkerchief embroidered with a rooster embroidered at one corner. Six linen samples of varying sizes are woven in plain weave structures showing varying border patterns in rose pattern variants. Eleven linen samples in

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-269

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-269

Box 31-269 contains 1 material sample of coverlet style yardage, possibly for a throw or curtain, woven in an overshot weave structure of cotton warp yarns and weft yarns. The pattern is a block pattern variant, maybe Ms and Os, with rows of squares and rows of smaller squares between. The short ends have a 1 1/4 hem. The colors are marigold and white and apricot on the borders. A paper label is adhered to the material.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-187

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-187

Box 31-187 contains 11 textile samples: 2 table runners, 1 table scarf, and 8 material samples of linen fabric. Materials used are cotton and wool blended with silk. Two samples are woven in black warp and weft yarns with a multi-colored striped pattern. A section on one sample is labeled "Brindel Path." Two samples (a swatch and large material sample) are woven in a monk's belt variant. One sample is blue and white with stripes of black, red, peach, and green. One sample, cloth 254, is woven in dark brown yarns with shimmery threads and a striped pattern of orange, yellow, green, white, light yellow, and wisteria colors. One sample, cloth 254, is woven in gray and white yarns with a striped

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-184

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-184

Box 31-184 contains 17 textiles: 1 finished handbag, 4 swatches, and 12 material samples of yardage fabric. The handbag or purse is woven in a mixed diamond twill weave structure with wool yarns. The yarn colors are amethyst, Persian, indigo, and wisteria. A single flap on the bag is held in place by two large wooded round buttons. Three small swatches are woven in a dark brown and tan diamond twill weave structure with wool yarns. Nine samples are off-white or cream in color and have lace weave, basket weave and plain weave patterns in cloth X33. One sample is in a combination of twills, including diamond twill, and basket weaves with white and light blue yarns. The cloth number is 303 and i

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-183

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-183

Box 31-183 contains 13 textile samples: 10 material samples, 1 material sample color blanket, 1 sales sample swatch book, and 1 individual swatch. The samples are various sizes, colors, and weave patterns. Many of the samples have wool warps and angora wefts. Cloth numbers are X29, X30, 138, 161, and 164. Cloth 138 is in an all white chevron twill pattern labeled also as cloth X29. Cloth X30, dated 2-13-31, is a lace weave, eyelet fabric woven in Churchill Weaver's color "sunlight" and a white angora weft. There are four samples in cloth 164. These samples are in broken twill weave structures and summer and winter weave patterns of small repeating squares. One sample is a small blue and nav

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-190

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-190

Box 31-190 contains 16 textile samples: 1 runner and 15 material samples of linen fabric. Weaving pattern variants are rose designs, leaf and wheel, twill, and bachelor's button. Colors used are mostly yellow-green and white, blue and white, yellow and white, and moss green and white. The runner has a Churchill Weavers label sewn onto the fabric. The color blankets show coverlet style patterns in a variety of colors. There is reference to correspondence and samples from Schuyler & Lorrisberry in 1930. Materials used are cotton and linen. Many samples have sewn-on muslin labels with weaving information hand written on the samples. One sample has paper notes paper clipped to the fabric.