Box 31-1123 contains 7 finished scarves, 1 finished stole and 1 finished shawl. All of these textiles are cited to be outside purchases, however the date and source is unknown for materials without tags. Three of the scarves have no labels attached at all. The rest appear to have either Churchill Weaver inventory tags or their own company labels. The materials found within this box include wool, silk and two that either have rayon or silk. Patterns found within this box include decorative end stripes, plaid motifs, checkered color blocks, overshot geometric designs and one hand creped fabric. Weave styles include both open and tight plain weaves and one that might not be hand-woven. The color
Box 31-1125 contains 6 mufflers, 4 scarves, 39 fabric strips, 1 ascot, and 1 swatch material made by various companies. These samples are sited as being Outside Purchases. The patterns, weave structures and colors vary among all the scarves although all of them appear to be woven with wool materials. One is listed to be woven with gossamer wool. Patterns included in this box are decorative Greek Meanders, stripes, hound's-tooth, basket weave, checkered squares and Joseph Frances's No. 11 motif. Several of the scarves are identified as being made in Scotland and another is designated as being made in England and another for a company in Paris. Identification tags are found on all the material
Box 31-1398 contains 4 textiles, including 3 finished baby blankets and 1 baby sleeping bag from outside sources other than Churchill Weavers. Some blankets have paper tags from a store or maker. One blanket is in a plain weave structure with various dobby weave patterns throughout, all in pastel pink wool, with inset ribbed border stripes and crocheted lace edging in white and pastel pink; the blanket was sold by Pogue's Department Store. One blanket is in a four-fold basket weave structure with long sides in a herringbone weave, all of wool yarns, with a white center field and a plaid border in a peach-toned pastel pink and white, and sold by Pogue's. One blanket, made by Redleaf out of Sco
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
This is a woman's pale brown/gold brocade evening coat. It is fitted to the waist and has a flared skirt that is longer in the back than the front. There is a cream colored lining and six knotted buttons at the waist. The back of the collar is scalloped.
These men's brown leather shoes are ankle high with a rounded toe. They have a short heel and cotton laces through nine sets of eye-holes. The interior is lined with light cotton canvas. In the right shoe is a makers label, "Made Expressly for The H & S Pogue Co. Cincinnati, U.S.A."
These brown boots have leather soles and heels and are ankle height. They upper are constructed of three pieces of leather and have a capped toe. Brown cord laces go through nine painted brass eyelets. Handwritten on a white cloth label on the tongue of both boots is "423 24039". On the right tongue on an embroidered makers label, "Made Expressly for The H & S Pogue Co. Cincinnati, U.S.A."