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Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-124

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-124

Box 31-124 consists of 19 textile samples: four sales sample swatch books and fifteen material samples. The fabrics are in varying colors and sizes and all are woven in plain weave structures. Materials are wool and rayon. One swatch book features 11 swatches woven in shimmery multi-colored color block patterns in cloth number 130 and pattern numbers 3-13. A similar but larger piece of color block material sample is done in cloth number 128. Two swatch books have three swatches each of dress material in striped patterns of blues, tans, and grays in cloth number 110. The pattern name is "Annette". In addition, there are six off-white colored fabrics, four pieces of lavender fabrics with purple

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2292

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2292

Box 31-2292 contains various materials, including: 4 boxes from yarn suppliers, 1 skein of tussah silk, 5 boxes of individual cloth tags, 5 rolls of cloth merchandise tags, 2 spools of ribbon, 4 yarn sample cards, 3 spools of metallic (Lurex ?) yarn, 10 examples of textile trim, 3 bundles of novelty yarns, 5 bundles of metallic blended yarns, 56 individual cloth merchandise tags, and 3 examples of uncut ribbon cloth merchandise tags. The tags represent a variety of fine department stores and specialty shops. Among these include: Mac Hugh Inc., Woolen Square, J.M. Towne & Co., Perry Ellis, Yacoubian, Brookstone, Garfinckel's, Graves-Cox, House of Nine, The Peasant Shop, and The Cotton Compa

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-10

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-10

The box contains 4 folders of write-ups for neckties for style numbers 7049-7050. Many of the write-ups include swatches of necktie fabric. Write-ups contain detailed weaving instruction extracted from the original design records and created for use by various weaving personnel.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-88

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-88

This box contains 5 folders of designer records, experimental records, and handwritten weaving notes for scarves, stoles, mufflers, and ascots. The experimental style numbers represented on the papers are 1D33-1E37, though many records have double, or five digit style numbers.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-107

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-107

This box contains 9 folders of designer records, including cloth number notebooks for cloths 1 to 307, notebook for "standards", draft notebook, warp information notebook, and records for Wembley commission.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2320

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-2320

Box 31-2320 contains 1 finished throw. The style number represented by the throw is 4E91. The throw is in a tabby and twill weave of pale brown blended acrylic and polyester yarns. The throw includes a Churchill Weavers fabric label and a retail tag signed by the weaver, Phyllis Baldwin.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-284

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-284

Box 31-284 contains 33 textile samples: 7 sales samples, 12 swatches, and 14 material samples. The samples are woven in varying plain and twill weave structures. The samples vary in size from small material swatches to larger cuts and fabric strips. Fourteen samples are woven in diamond twill weaves and have pattern letters and Churchill Weavers color names handwritten on pinned paper notes. Other patterns and yarn materials among the samples include novelty nubs, checks and tweeds, boucle, cotton nubs, and wool. Seven style numbers are identified in this box. The styles numbers are 6202 and 6201A patterns A, B, C, D, E, and F), 6203 and 6204 (patterns A and B), 6207 (patterns A, B, and C), 6

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-11

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-11

The box contains 6 folders of write-ups for neckties for style numbers 7050-7167. Many of the write-ups include swatches of necktie fabric. Write-ups contain detailed weaving instruction extracted from the original design records and created for use by various weaving personnel.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-136

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-136

This box contains weaving cards for various products. Cards are organized by experimental number and by style and pattern numbers. They contain information about loom set-up and weaving requirements, such as the reed, take-up, size, and warp and weft yarn.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-28

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 31-28

Box 31-28 contains 75 textiles: 26 material samples and 49 sales samples. 1 material sample is buff with a border and 1 is medium blue. The sales samples are groups of multiple swatches of various pattern numbers. The cloth numbers represented by this box are 66 and 69. The cloth 69 samples are described as border patterns for cloth 66.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-91

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-91

This box contains 8 folders of designer records, experimental records, and handwritten weaving notes for scarves, stoles, shawls, ponchos, and vests . The experimental style numbers represented on the papers are 1G77-1L99, though many records have double, or five digit style numbers.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-89

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-89

This box contains 6 folders of designer records, experimental records, and handwritten weaving notes for scarves, stoles, mufflers, and ascots. The experimental style numbers represented on the papers are 1E38-1F71, though many records have double, or five digit style numbers.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-104

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-104

This box contains 9 folders of experimental logs. The logs contain information about the production of experimental designs and assigned style numbers for final products. Logs contain information about loom set and weaving requirements.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-12

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-12

This box contains 6 folders of write-ups for neckties in style numbers 7168-7172. Many of the write-ups include swatches of necktie fabric. Write-ups contain detailed weaving instruction extracted from the original design records and created for use by various weaving personnel.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-90

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-90

This box contains 8 folders of designer records, experimental records, and handwritten weaving notes for scarves, stoles, mufflers, and ascots. The experimental style numbers represented on the papers are 1F72-1G76, though many records have double, or five digit style numbers.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-103

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-103

This box contains a log book recording production of experimental designs and notebook of designs for various products, including bags, bed spreads, linens, and bed jackets. Items are part of the designer records and write-ups collections.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-13

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-13

The box contains 6 folders of write-ups for neckties for style numbers 7171-7277. Many of the write-ups include swatches of necktie fabric. Write-ups contain detailed weaving instruction extracted from the original design records and created for use by various weaving personnel.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-30

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-30

This box contains 19 original folders of draft files for cloth numbers 110-131. Files contain primarily textiles with accompanying weaving production information such as colors, tramp, and warp and weft information. Cloths represent baby blankets, clothing yardage, scarves, and a variety of other product types.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-21

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-21

This box contains 5 original folders of draft files for cloth numbers 60 and 65. Files contain primarily textiles with accompanying weaving production information such as colors, tramp, and warp and weft information. Cloths represent scarves, mufflers, and shawls including the Kashan shawls and Vogue scarves.

Image of Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-14

Churchill Weavers Collection - 2007.45.Box 12-14

This box contains 4 folders of write-ups for neckties for style numbers 7301-7350. Many of the write-ups include swatches of necktie fabric. Write-ups contain detailed weaving instruction extracted from the original design records and created for use by various weaving personnel.