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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2000
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1985
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1998
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.2010
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Collection ID:
CFCH.SFF.1998
Repository:
Ralph Rinzler Folklife Archives and Collections
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Creators:
Zeisler, Claire, 1903-1991
Dates:
1941-1992
Size:
3.5 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.zeisclai
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The papers of fiber artist Claire Zeisler measure 3.5 linear feet and date from 1941 to 1992. Zeisler's career is documented through project files, printed materials, and scrapbooks. The bulk of the collection consists of twenty-two scrapbooks containing resumes and chronologies; an honorary degree; business correspondence with libraries, museums, and other institutions concerning exhibitions of Zeisler's work and the loan of her personal art collection; exhibition lists and condition reports; loan records; printed materials for exhibitons; and scattered sketches and hanging instructions. Project files contain documents relating to titled weavings and general works, and may include fabric samples, hanging instructions, plans, and material costs. Also found are three exhibition catalogs.

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 24 cm. x 18.4 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "472."

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 37.5: Rug weaving (# 129)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880-1930
Level:
item
Size:
1 Glass negative (b&w, 23.7 cm. x 18.2 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

- FSg curatorial research specialist remark on Antoin Sevruguin photo condition reads, "The glass negative is broken. Portions of the left corner are missing."

- Handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "592."

- Scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "686."

- Handwritten information on slip of paper (from a 1943-1944 cash book, produced by the Bathni Brothers, Tehran) reads, "131) Silk weaving." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information]

- Myron Bement Smith handwritten caption in English reads, "47.P; Box 37.9: Silk weaving (yellow + chipped) (# 131)." [Myron Bement Smith Collection, Subseries 2.1: Islamic Archives History, Collection Information; Box 60; Folder 44: 47 P: Antoine Sevruguin, glass negatives, Iran]

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Creators:
Sevruguin, Antoin, 1851-1933
Dates:
1880s-1928
Level:
item
Size:
1 Item (photographic print, b&w, 17 cm. x 22.6 cm.)
Collection ID:
FSA.A.04
Repository:
Freer Gallery of Art and Arthur M. Sackler Gallery Archives

Joseph Upton purchased 66 black-and-white gelatin silver photoprints in 1928 from Antoin Sevruguin in Tehran (Iran), and subsequently donated them to the Committee for Islamic Culture, as reported in their official minutes of October 24, 1953.

- On recto of the print, handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "491."

- On recto of the print, scratched handwritten number (inked, probably by Antoin Sevruguin) reads, "128."