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Name Churchill, Eleanor Franzen

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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-248

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-248

Box 31-248 contains 19 textile samples: 7 scarves and 12 material samples of scarf fabric. Seventeen wool textiles are woven in plain weave structures with multi-colored stripe patterns of varying colors and widths. One material sample, with a swatch cut from the fabric, is woven in white wool yarns and has a pattern of intersecting space-dyed threads in dark blue, blue, and light blue. One material sample is woven in a net weave structure of white warp yarns and light yellow, deep red, dark brown, and black wool and silk yarns. Cardboard product tags are stapled to the material.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-247

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-247

Box 31-247 contains 26 textile samples: 2 scarves, 2 swatches, and 24 material samples of scarf fabric. The materials are woven in various net weave structures. Some samples are woven in rayon, wool and silk and in a Suzanne warp and weft. One sample is woven in an open weave structure of white yarns with black accent threads of vertical and horizontal lines. One scarf is woven with fringe and in a white color with slight open basket weave. Paper and muslin labels are adhered and sewn onto the materials.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-250

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-250

Box 31-250 contains 16 textile samples of dress fabric yardage. One sample is a color blanket of New England Spin Company silks woven in a point twill weave structure and chevron pattern featuring five sections of various color and pattern combinations. The color combinations are white and multi-colored nub (two sections), turquoise and white, and white and white. There is a label attached to the sample referencing draft used as cloth 138. Three samples are identified as woven in American Silk Spin Company yarns. Nine samples are woven in a sheer weave of nub silk, cloth 96, and include two swatches in cloth 96, v.1 and v.2. Three samples show border patterns in gray, black and white and Whig

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-255

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-255

Box 31-255 contains 20 textile samples of yardage fabric. Fifteen samples are woven in varying twill and plain weave structures of off-white or cream colored warp and weft wool yarns. The samples vary in size from small pieces to large fabric cuts. Four of the fifteen samples have cardboard product tags with "Habit' yardage handwritten on them and one swatch is accompanied by paper letterhead from E.X.P. Shops D.C. Churchill Proprietor, Oberlin, Ohio. Handwritten on one product label is "yarn from a Sheble." In addition to samples in style 6330, there is one dark brown and black swatch in style 63X19, patterns 1 and 2, and three black wool samples in style 6328, patterns 1 and 2.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-261

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-261

Box 31-261 contains 3 finished baby blankets woven in basket weave structures of wool yarns. Two blankets (style number 3310, pattern 1, and style number 33X1, pattern X5) have wide borders woven in a combination of peachy pink and white yarns. The borders one each is accented by pastel blue and white high sheen threads on both sides and meet at corners to form white squares. The third blanket, style number 3310 and pattern 1, is mainly white but has a peachy pink border and pastel blue vertical and horizontal lines crossing at the middle. A paper note is attached to this blanket that is dated 7-20-33, "Warp Grundy Yarn Weft is Caron."

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-253

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-253

BBox 31-253 contains 21 textile samples: 3 spools of thread, 6 swatches, and 13 material samples of yardage fabric. Five samples, style 6X18, are woven in plain, twill, and basket weave structures of white yarns; these reference J.C. Yarn Co. yarn on attached tags. Two yardage samples, cloth number 303, are woven in basket weave and twill weave structures of Alizarin red, red and white yarns in alternating block patterns. One sample is white and pink with alternating blocks of basket weave and twill. Two small fabric cuts, style 63X12, are woven in brown and beige yarns and have an index card is pinned to the fabric. One swatch is woven in a plain weave of dark brown yarns. One yardage sample

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-257

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-257

Box 31-257 contains 2 textile samples: 1 finished couch throw and 1 swatch of couch throw material. The throw and swatch are woven in a pattern of herringbone twill and basket weave blocks of alternating colors in light blue, blue violet, and light blue and blue violet squares. Both samples are in style number 4311. Material is wool.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-258

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-258

Box 31-258 contains 5 textile samples: 3 baby blankets and 2 material samples of baby blanket fabric. Two blankets are woven in basket weave structures of peachy pink weft and warp yarns in wool with border patterns of four intersecting accent threads in pastel blue on one and white on the other. One material sample color blanket is in an Ms and Os weave structure of pastel blue warp yarns and pastel pink and pastel blue weft yarns with white shiny silk or rayon threads throughout. One blanket, style 3317, is woven with peachy pink warp and weft yarns in wool with an Ms and Os weave pattern of alternating squares of plain weave and ribbed weaving. One sample of baby blanket fabric is woven in

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-259

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-259

Box 31-259 contains 2 finished baby blankets woven in plain weave structures of peachy pink weft and warp yarns in wool. The pattern consists of four horizontal and vertical white accent border stripes that intersect at corners to form open squares. Cardboard product tags are stapled to the fabric. The style number 3313 is identified on one of the tags.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-260

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-260

Box 31-260 contains 3 finished baby blankets woven in sky blue warp and weft yarns in wool. Two blankets have a pattern of alternating blocks of lace weave and basket weave squares. The third blanket has a similar pattern of stripes of lace weave and basket weave. A fabric company label that reads, "Churchill Handwoven" is sewn at one corner. Cardboard product tags are stapled to the material.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-254

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-254

Box 31-254 contains 4 wool textile samples of yardage fabric. One large yardage sample features multi-colored stripes of herringbone twill and basket weave in alternating patterns of blocks or squares. Color combinations are lilac, lavender, purple, burnt sienna, dark burgundy, deep pink, salmon pink, medium blue, dark blue, yellow-green, forest green, silver, gray, and black. The warp is taupe gray. One sample is woven in a combination weave of herringbone twill and basket wave pattern in alternating blocks of Alizarin red and red. One large yardage sample features multi-colored stripes of herringbone twill and basket weave in small blocks. Colors are winter blue, brown and white, rust and p

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-236

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-236

Box 31-236 contains 5 textile samples of pattern yardage. Four of the samples are color blankets woven in overshot weave structures of cotton and wool materials. One color blanket is woven in an overshot weave structure of snowball and pine bloom variants in navy blue on white and brown backgrounds. Muslin labels, one dated 2-11-32, with handwritten weaving information are sewn to the sample. The second color blanket is woven in an overshot weave structure of monk's belt in blue on blue, blue and yellow, blue and white, and blue and gray. A third color blanket is woven in an overshot pattern of snowball variant and pine bloom variant in dark green on white and dark golden on blue. Muslin lab

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-193

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-193

Box 31-193 contains 7 textile samples: 1 baby blanket and 6 material samples of baby blanket fabric. Four samples are woven in varying rose pattern and bachelor's button variants and twill weave structures of white and light blue yarns. Muslin labels with handwritten weaving information are sewn to the material. One sample is pink and white with a bachelor's button weave pattern. A second pink and white sample is woven in a basket weave structure with blue accent threads and a cardboard product tag. The finished blanket, style 34X42, is woven in a basket weave structure with a pattern of alternating pink and white squares. The blanket has a self clip paper tag. All samples are done in wool ya

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-262

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-262

Box 31-262 contains 25 textile samples: 18 scarves, 6 material samples, and 1 swatch of scarf fabric. All samples are woven in wool yarns. Style numbers are 1439, 1420 (6 samples), 1230 (1 sample, pattern 67), and cloth number 65 (4 samples). Pattern designs are multi-colored stripes and color blocks. Weaves are plain, double faced twill, and herringbone twill weaves. One scarf has tags from Jacobson Son Inc. 2 Park Ave. New York. The style number is 1230 and pattern number is 67. The colors are black, white, and gray. Three scarves are identified as Churchill Weavers' pattern name "Casheena."

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-252

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-252

Box 31-252 contains 22 textile samples of wool suiting material. The samples range in size from small swatches to large fabric cuts. Beige, dark brown, green, multi-colored nub, and navy are the prominent colors. Weave structures include plain, basket weave, and twills. The style numbers present among the samples are 63X2, 63X9, 63X10, 63X14, 63X15, 63X16, 63X17, and 63X25 and cloth number 302. Six samples have attached typed weaving cards.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-256

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-256

Box 31-256 contains 10 textile samples of yardage fabric woven in varying twill and plain weave structures of white luster yarn. The samples vary in size from small fabric cuts to larger material samples and yardage pieces. There are slight variations in the fabric with some done in beige speckled yarns. Several samples have cardboard product tags stapled to the material with "Habit yardage" handwritten on the tags. One yardage sample has an index card with weaving information written on it and paper tags. There is a note "From Frank J. Sheble Yarns East Thompson and Clearfied Streets Philadelphia." The lot number is 8893.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-266

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-266

Box 31-266 contains 2 shawls woven in plain weave structures of wool yarns. One sample has a plaid pattern and the other sample has a pattern of wide multi-colored stripes or color blocks. Kashan is the Churchill Weavers' pattern names for these shawls. Each shawl has unwoven ends with exposed warps threads and one sample has an attached label listing the Churchill Weavers' names of the yarn colors used.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-267

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-267

Box 31-267 contains 2 shawls woven in plain weave. One shawl is wool and silk with a plaid pattern of four repeating vertical and horizontal black stripes on a white background. The second shawl is wool with a color block pattern of tan, taupe gray, lemon, golden yellow, mustard, gray, and white weft and warp colors. A tied-on paper tag listing Churchill Weavers color names is tied to the shawl.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-268

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-268

Box 31-268 contains 1 material sample of coverlet style throw or curtain yardage. The sample is woven in an overshot weave structure of cotton warp yarns and wool and silk weft yarns. The pattern is a block pattern variant, maybe Ms and O's with rows of squares and rows of smaller squares. There is 2 inch hem at the short ends. The colors are blue-violet and white and moss green as three border stripes. One corner is cut-out.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-249

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-249

Box 31-249 contains 27 textile samples: 11 swatches, 2 placemats, and 14 material samples. Weave structures include various rib weaves, plain weaves, and Ms and Os, and patterns include rambling rose, chariot wheels, and stripes. One of the placemats has a "Churchill Handwoven" sewn-on fabric company label. Four samples are woven in Ms and Os pattern variants of plain and ribbed weave structures. Thirteen samples of cravat fabric yardage, in style 6074 are made of cotton, rayon-ratine, and silk fibers in white yarns with patterns of vertical and horizontal accent threads in various colors. The pattern numbers present in style 6074 are 1, 2, 3, and 4.