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Name Churchill, Eleanor Franzen

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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-231

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-231

Box 31-231 contains 1 shawl and 4 material samples of shawl fabric. The first sample is a fringed shawl of goldenrod, yellow, and white high sheen warp and weft yarns in an alternating square pattern of twill. The style number is 591. The second textile is woven in a goose eye pattern of tawny and high sheen white yarns with a 9.5 inch section of a smaller goose eye pattern. There are seven color varying width stripes on each side the incorporate the same patterns. It has a muslin labels sewn to the material with weaving instructions. One smaller sample with a fringe of tawny and high sheen white yarns has a central area with seven color varying width stripes along the edge. It has a sewn-on

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-371

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-371

Box 31-371 contains 21 textile samples of scarf and cravat material. The styles and number of samples per style are as follows: 6088 (1 sample, pattern 1), 1004 (5 samples), 1006 (2 samples), 1034 (3 samples), 1035 (2 samples), 1042 (1 sample), 1043 (1 sample), 1044 (1 sample), and 7042 (5 samples). Styles 1004 and 1006 are scarf samples woven in plain weave structures of wool yarns with horizontal and vertical stripes that intersect forming rectangles. The pattern numbers present are A, B, and C in style 1004. Pinned to one sample in style 1006 is an index card pre-printed to record job information. The job number on the card is 1625. The pattern number is G. Style 1034 are scarves woven in

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-203

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-203

Box 31-203 contains 13 material samples of men's suiting material woven in plain weave structures of wool yarns. The samples vary in size from small fabric cuts to larger yardage pieces. Colors include teal blue, gray, heather gray, brown, and navy. Six samples have sewn-on muslin labels with handwritten weaving information. The style numbers present in this box are 6325, 6322, 187, 6338, 6340, 6334, 6314, 6322, and 6335.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-204

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-204

Box 31-204 contains 22 textiles samples of men's suiting material. All samples are woven in plain weave structures of wool yarns in gray, navy, brown, and beige colors. The samples vary in size from small fabric cuts and swatches to larger yardage pieces. Seven swatches are woven in cloth 97 and are stapled to white cardstock. Six of the seven cards are printed with "Churchill Homespun" and have fabric information such as the cloth number, pattern number, width, and per yard. An additional seven swatches are labeled with a cloth number and pattern number. The cloth and pattern numbers are 6340, pat. 3, 6338, pat.2, 187, pat. 2, 6334, pat. 4, 6314, pat. 2, and 6322, pat.2. A yellow-green and a

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-205

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-205

Box 31-205 contains 18 textile samples of men's suiting material. All samples are woven in plain weave structures of wool yarns and vary in size from small fabric cuts to larger yardage pieces. Two samples are pale brown and four samples are gray in cloth numbers 6217 and 6218 and pattern number 1. One sample is done in gray nub wool mixed with green, navy, brown, and white colors and one sample is woven in gray nub yarns with black and white slub threads. Four samples are woven in dark brown yarns and one of the four samples has a paper tag attached. One sample is brown. Four samples are navy blue in cloth numbers 6213 and 6214 and pattern number 1.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-206

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-206

Box 31-206 contains 39 textile samples: 27 sample cards, 5 individual swatches, 6 material samples, and 1 sales sample swatch book of men's suiting material. All samples are woven in plain weave structures of wool and vary in size from small fabric cuts to large yardage pieces. Twenty-seven swatches are stapled to cardstock with printed weaving information such as cloth numbers, pattern numbers, and width per yard. The swatch colors are gray, brown, and navy and the cloth numbers are 6322, 6324, X41, 6325, 6321, 6320, 6220, 6219, 6319, 6218, 6318, 6317, 6216, 6215, 6214, 6213, 6212, and 97. There is one swatch booklet with navy, gray, and dark brown swatches stapled together and one yardage s

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-233

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-233

Box 31-233 contains 10 textile samples: 8 scarves, 1 sales sample swatch book and 1 material sample of scarf or shawl fabric. The samples are woven in double faced twill weave structures of wool and silk. Two scarves are woven in lilac, purple, gray blue, medium blue colors with diagonally woven threads of high sheen material (silk and wool). One white scarf is done in a twill weave structure with white high sheen threads. One scarf features a large block pattern of marigold, buff, and beige colors with diagonally woven threads of high sheen material. Two scarves are woven in blue yarns with a salmon pink stripe, a yellow stripe, gray stripe at each end and white high sheen threads throughou

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-232

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-232

Box 31-232 contains 3 shawls and 1 material sample of shawl fabric. The textiles are woven in double faced twill weave structures of wool and silk. The warp color is blue and the weft color is white. The overall pattern on each is comprised of large blocks with smaller squares at the corners of each block. There are pattern differences among the samples. The style number is 795M.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-235

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-235

Box 31-235 contains 9 textile samples: 3 scarves and 6 sales samples of scarf fabric. All fabrics are woven in open lace weave structures of wool and wool entwined with rayon or silk. The scarves are rectangular, cut on bias with diagonal stripes, and the fabrics in the sales samples are triangular with stripe patterns. There are two fabric samples of the same pattern per sales sample. One scarf and one sales sample are navy blue and medium blue and with diagonal stripes of alizarin red, moss green, marigold, white, and salmon pink. Style number is 544, pattern 1. Three sales samples are dark brown, pale brown, tan, beige, dark burgundy, alizarin red, forest green, and dark green. The style n

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-237

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-237

Box 31-237 contains 4 textile samples of yardage material woven. One sample is a color blanket in a 36 snowball variant pattern. The weave structures include summer and winter and overshot patterns. Weaving production information is handwritten on muslin labels sewn to the fabric. The colors are gray on blue, gray on alizarin red, and gray on red. There is reference to Rose of Sharon on one label. Another label is dated 4-5-32. Three samples are woven in Rose of Sharon patterns in summer and winter weave structures. The samples are dated 4-12-32 and 4-5-31. The overall pattern appears to be a snowball variant pattern like the one used in the color blanket. The colors are gray on blue. There i

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-238

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-238

Box 31-238 contains 8 textile samples of yardage material woven in overshot weave structures of Rose of Sharon patterns. The samples vary in size from a swatch and small scraps to larger fabric cuts. The warp consists of 2-ply cotton and wool and the weft is wool. Each sample has pattern colors in blue, ochre, yellow, moss green, dark salmon, and tan warp yarns. The weft colors vary from dark blue to dark brown to dark brown and white to tan. Muslin labels are sewn onto the larger materials and most samples have a stapled cardboard product tag.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-239

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-239

Box 31-239 contains 2 yardage material samples woven in summer and winter weave structures of Rose of Sharon patterns. One sample is woven in blue, sky blue, burnt sienna, and light gray colors and is dated 4-7-32. The second sample is mostly sky blue and tan with color sections in sky blue and white, Persian green and white, gray and sky blue, white, sky blue, burnt sienna, and burnt sienna and light gray. Both samples are woven in two-ply cotton and wool yarns. Muslin labels with handwritten weaving instructions are sewn-on to the materials. Cardboard product tags are stapled to the samples.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-240

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-240

Box 31-240 contains 7 material samples of pattern yardage. All samples have wool and cotton warps and wool wefts. One sample is a large yardage piece woven in summer and winter and overshot weave structures of sky blue warp and white and apricot weft yarns. A second sample is in a summer and winter weave and overshot weave structures of sky blue warp and tan weft yarns with reference to Kentucky Beauty on a sewn muslin label. A third sample has a sky blue warp and white and tan weft in an overshot weave and is dated 4-4-1932. The fourth sample is done in sky blue warp and white weft yarns in an overshot weave and is dated 4-5-32. A fifth sample is a color blanket with four color sections on s

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-241

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-241

Box 31-241 contains 6 yardage material samples woven in overshot weave structures. The first sample is woven in a Rose of Sharon pattern with white weft yarns and pattern colors in moss green, blue, ochre, apricot, dark salmon, and yellow warp yarns. It has a sewn-on muslin label with weaving information dated 4-21-32. Five samples are woven in Kentucky Beauty patterns of various colors and weaving combinations marked by sewn-one muslin labels. The muslin labels have treadling information. Four of the five samples are long strips in burgundy, brown, blue, and apricot yarns. Two samples are dated 3-29-32 and 3-28-32. Materials are wool and cotton.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-242

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-242

Box 31-242 contains 18 textile samples: 3 placemats, 1 swatch, and 14 material samples of linen and curtain fabric. The samples vary in size from small cloth scraps to strips of fabric of various weave structures. Weave structures and patterns in this box include lace curtain weaves, open weaves, basket weaves, waffle weaves, and herringbone bone twills. Three material samples of experimental fabric are woven in a herringbone twill and broken twill weave structures of light brown and white yarns. Two samples have muslin labels tied to them that reference, "A Knitting Ratine Clifford Yarn Mills on Cloth 126 Loom." The cloth and style numbers present in this box are cloth 171, pattern 2, and st

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-243

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-243

Box 31-243 contains 13 textile samples: 3 swatches, 8 material samples, and 2 sales sample swatch books of coating yardage. The samples woven in varying herringbone and diamond twill weave structures of cheviot nub. Style number 6192 and cloth numbers 99 and 166 are present in this box. The textiles range in size from small swatches to large fabric cuts and yardage samples. All samples are woven in wool with silk boucle weft yarns. Labels attached to the fabric include stapled cardboard product tags, pinned paper labels, stickers, and sewn-on muslin labels.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-244

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-244

Box 31-244 contains 6 textile samples of couch throw fabric woven in net weave structures of wool yarns. All samples vary in size and have striped, plaid patterns of multiple colors. Five of the six samples are identified as style 4310. Four samples have tied-on paper tags with handwritten Churchill Weavers' color names and weaving production information.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2320

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2320

Box 31-2320 contains 1 finished throw. The style number represented by the throw is 4E91. The throw is in a tabby and twill weave of pale brown blended acrylic and polyester yarns. The throw includes a Churchill Weavers fabric label and a retail tag signed by the weaver, Phyllis Baldwin.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-245

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-245

Box 31-245 contains 17 textile samples: 9 scarves and 8 material samples of scarf fabric. The textiles are woven in net weave structures of plaid and multicolored striped patterns in wool and silk materials. The style number is 1312. Color combinations among the samples include blue shades and tan, black and white, red, green, beige, and black, green, yellow-green, and dark green, and beige, brown, orange, white, and turquoise. Nearly all samples have large, dated tied-on paper tags attached with handwritten lists of Churchill Weavers color names. Color names are listed by the weft and warp yarns. In addition to the fabric samples, there is a folder of handwritten paper notes relating to the

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-246

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-246

Box 31-246 contains 11 textile samples: 5 scarves and 6 material samples of scarf fabric. The samples are woven in net weave structures of varying colors and plaid and stripe patterns. The style number is 1323 and nine samples have large paper tags attached with handwritten lists of Churchill Weavers weft and warp color names. All samples are woven in wool yarns and have either knotted or unknotted fringe. Paper labels are both pinned and adhered to the samples along with stapled cardboard product tags.