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Name The Three Weavers

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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1418

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1418

Box 31-1418 contains 1 hooded baby cape and 4 baby blankets for a total of 5 textiles representing outside purchases by Churchill Weavers. The baby cape is of white Orlon in a modified basket weave structure with a curved edge and ribbons for tying. One blanket is a light yellow plain weave structure in Orlon yarns with embroidered yellow butterflies and flowers. Another is cream wool plain weave with a drawn-work hem. The third blanket is a light blue basket weave and rib weave structure with floral embroidery. The fourth blanket is a broken twill structure of multicolored blocks. All textiles have fabric labels from The Three Weavers of Houston, Texas, and some have additional tags or labe

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1419

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1419

Box 31-1419 contains 2 finished baby blankets from outside sources other than Churchill Weavers. One blanket, by the Three Weavers of Houston, Texas, is in a waffle weave structure of white Orlon acrylic with rayon interlacing in the weft direction; all edges are bound in white acetate ribbon. One blanket, made in Spain and sold at Lord and Taylor, is in a knit lace circular medallions with leaf designs of white acrylic; all edges are finished in knotted fringe.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1900

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-1900

Box 31-1900 contains 3 plain weave throws of 100% virgin wool yarns made by The Three Weavers. One throw is woven with lime, bright orange, bright yellow, bright blue, and bright pink colors in checked block plaid pattern. A second throw is woven with light pink and mauve (lilac purple) yarn colors and the pattern is a large scale checked block. Blocks are separated by horizontal and vertical stripes of grouped threads. A third throw is woven with a celadon and moss green ground and two sets of vertical stripes on the right and left of varying widths in moss green, yellow-green, evergreen, and blue-green. All three throws have a dated folded card printed with The Three Weavers logo on front,

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2364

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2364

Box 31-2364 includes 7 textiles, including 5 washcloths, 1 pillowcase, and 1 material sample. The washcloths are made by Sferra Bros., LTD and are in a plain weave of cotton terry cloth; the cloths have a flourishing pattern with cut pile on one side and loop pile on the other side in light green, pastel pink, pastel yellow, white, and taupe. The pillowcase is made by The Three Weavers of Houston, Texas and is in a plain weave of wool with a plaid pattern in cream, rust brown, and black. The sample is of an unknown maker in a jacquard weave of cotton; the piece features two yellow birds on a colorful floral ground.