Query: Designs (textile)
Excerpt, "On Designing Textiles," by Ruth Reeves
Level:
file
Dates:
1935
Collection ID:
AAA.reevruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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in AAA.reevruth for Designs (textile)
Trude Guermonprez collection
Creators:
Guermonprez, Trude, 1910-1976
Dates:
1950-1976
Size:
3 Boxes
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1993-121-118
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This archive includes interesting documents related to Trude Guermonprez's life and work as a weaver. The archives are especially related to the designer's work for her major clients, like Holland America Line and Owens Corning Fiberglass; other pieces in this archive are related to Guermonprez's work for custom curtains made for major synagogues and her designs, interior fabrics, screens and rugs realized in conjunction with J.P. Oud, Architects Associated, New York; Eric Mendelsohn, Warren Callister, etc. The correspondence and the photographs in this collection provide insight into the designer's private life. Included in this collection are press articles, brochures, correspondence, postcards, photographs, color slides, notebooks, textiles, and textile wood patterns.

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in SIL-CH.1993-121-118 for Designs (textile)
Designs, Textiles and Jewelry (see: Box 26)
Level:
file
Dates:
1921
Collection ID:
AAA.fabrralp
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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in AAA.fabrralp for Designs (textile)
Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Textiles
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
1784-1970
Size:
12.77 Cubic feet (consisting of 26.5 boxes, 1 folder, 7 oversize folders, 2 map case folders, 1 flat box (partial), plus digital images of some collection material.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Textiles
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

A New York bookseller, Warshaw assembled this collection over nearly fifty years. The Warshaw Collection of Business Americana: Accounting and Bookkeeping forms part of the Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Subseries 1.1: Subject Categories. The Subject Categories subseries is divided into 470 subject categories based on those created by Mr. Warshaw. These subject categories include topical subjects, types or forms of material, people, organizations, historical events, and other categories. An overview to the entire Warshaw collection is available here: Warshaw Collection of Business Americana

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in NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Textiles for Designs (textile)
Ruth Reeves papers
Level:
series
Dates:
circa 1880-1967
Size:
1.3 Linear feet (Box 1-2)
Collection ID:
AAA.reevruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

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in AAA.reevruth for Designs (textile)
Marianne Strengell papers
Creators:
Strengell, Marianne, 1909-1998
Dates:
1904-1980s
Size:
1.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.stremari
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of weaver, fiber artist and educator Marianne Strengell date from 1904 to the 1980s and measure 1.5 linear feet. The scattered papers focus on Strengell's career as an artist and include biographical materials, correspondence, writings, six scrapbooks, printed material, photographs, and artwork.

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in AAA.stremari for Designs (textile)
Ruth Reeves Papers
Creators:
Reeves, Ruth, 1892-1966
Dates:
circa 1880-1967
Size:
1.1 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.reevruth
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of textile designer Ruth Reeves measure 1.1 linear feet and date from circa 1880 to 1967. Found are biographical materials, scattered correspondence, writings on textile design, printed material, artwork, photographs, and scrapbooks.

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in AAA.reevruth for Designs (textile)
Background Textiles, 1968
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 318
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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in Record Unit 318 for Designs (textile)
Fifth International Textile Design Contest, Paley Design Center, Philadelphia College of Textiles and Sciences
Level:
file
Dates:
1991
Collection ID:
AAA.cooklia
Repository:
Archives of American Art
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in AAA.cooklia for Designs (textile)
Riegel Textiles, 1974-1975. Concerning Christian Rohlfing's position on jury of American Textile Design Competition. Includes photograph of Rohlfing.
Level:
file
Collection ID:
Record Unit 267
Repository:
Smithsonian Institution Archives
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in Record Unit 267 for Designs (textile)