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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 31-2333

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2333

Box 31-2333 contains 2 textiles, including 1 blanket and 1 couch throw. These are outside purchases made by The Three Weavers of Houston, Texas. The blanket is in an open lace weave of moss green wool accented with a large cross-stitch embroidery of a pink rose. The throw is in a plain weave with ribbed stripes of light blue wool. Both pieces have a fabric label reading "Handwoven / Pre-shrunk / The Three Weavers / Houston, Texas / sold by St. Marys Blankets."

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2336

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2336

Box 31-2336 contains 3 pieces, including 1 lap robe, 1 seat cushion, and 1 sales sample swatch book. These are outside purchases not made by Churchill Weavers. The lap robe and seat cushion are part of a set made by The Three Weavers of Houston, Texas. The fabric is in a plain weave plaid pattern of cream, pale brown, dark brown, and orange wool; the seat cushion body is made of pale brown moleskin with a zipper in one side opening to a foam cushion and space for the folded lap robe. The swatch book is of an unknown maker and features 11 felted wool swatches in a double balanced twill weave with plaid tartans of Scottish clans and solid backs. The clans represented are Colloden, Douglas, McPh

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.