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Name Community Craft Weavers

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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1410

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1410

Box 31-1410 contains 4 finished baby blankets from outside sources other than Churchill Weavers. One blanket from McCallum & Craigie Ltd of Scotland, is in an open cellular weave structure of light blue wool yarns. One blanket, sold by Gladding's in Providence, is in a four-fold basket weave structure with an inset border in a tight plain weave decorated with a lattice design in a lace weave, all of white wool yarns, and decorated with floral embroideries. One carriage blanket, made in England for George Innes Company in Wichita, Kansas, is in a balanced twill weave structure overall of felted wool yarns with a copper ground color and an inset plaid border in dark brown and beige. One blanket

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1416

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1416

Box 31-1416 contains 7 textiles, including 5 finished baby blankets and 2 baby jackets, all from outside sources other than Churchill Weavers. One baby jacket, by Davis Hand Woven Textile Mill of Keyser, WV, is in a loose plain weave structure overall of white wool. One baby jacket, by Julius Berger of Newark, NJ, is in a fine-weight plain weave structure overall of white wool. One blanket, sold by Pogue's of Cincinnati, is in a plain weave structure with blocks in a lace weave, with a plain weave block in the center of each, all of pastel blue wool, with a windowpane check in a white rayon-interlaced floating yarn stripe. One blanket, sold by Marshall Field of Chicago, has a center field in

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2137

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2137

Box 31-2137 contains 26 textiles, including 8 individual swatches, 17 material samples, and 1 yarn cone. These pieces are outside purchases used by Churchill Weavers for inspiration and other uses. The end uses include fabrics for dresses, suits, coats, curtains, and upholstery. Weave structures include plain, basket, twill in several variations, crepe, leno, and overshot. Yarns include wool, cotton, hemp or jute, and silk in regular and novelty types. The colors are in shades of white, black, pink, red, orange, yellow, brown, green, blue, and purple. The producers or sellers include Community Craft Weaves of New York, Chanel, and unknown sources. The yarn cone is from Louis Terry Corp. of Ch

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2221

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2221

Box 31-2221 contains 52 textiles, including 51 neckties and 1 material sample of a necktie. These ties, with the exception of one, are part of a series of Outside Purchases or non-Churchill Weavers items. The ties represent a variety of patterns and designs, though most are in a three-fold or four-fold style, with pointed tips finished with hems or fringes. Patterns include chevron twill, stripes, and plaids and materials are wool, wool blends, silk, and rayon. Most ties have fabric labels indicating the names of department stores or specialty shops as well as makers. Makers include: San Fernando Weavers, Pendleton Woolen Mills, Wembley, Cape Cod Weavers, Goodall Worsted Co., Covered Wagon Ho