Query: Patterns (design elements)
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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Commercial Decal, Incorporated Corporate Records
Creators:
Commercial Decal, Inc.
Seliger, Charles, 1926-2009
Rockwell, Norman, 1894-1978
Dates:
1926-1993, undated
Size:
4.62 Cubic feet (39 boxes)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0477
Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History

The Commercial Decal, Incorporated records consist of decals, photographs and advertising materials that trace the business transactions of Commercial Decal, Incorporated from its early creation through its closing in 1992. Most of the actual decals and patterns are from the early 1970s through 1992. The records of product orders, however, date back to …

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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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An unidentified design student's notebook
Creators:
Archives of American Art
Dates:
1908 July
Size:
1 Item
Collection ID:
AAA.archiv97
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Lined notebook, covers missing. Full of notes from an unidentified student in a design class, entries in pencil, dated July 1 through July 10, 1908. Many illustrations of household objects, ornamental patterns and flowers in crayon or colored pencil. Note on final page references a design book: Style of ornament by Alex Speltz …

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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana Subject Categories: Needles and Needlework
Creators:
Warshaw, Isadore, 1900-1969
Dates:
circa 1848-1923
Size:
1.45 Cubic feet (consisting of 3 boxes. 2 folders, 2 oversize folders, 1 map case folder.)
Collection ID:
NMAH.AC.0060.S01.01.Needles
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: Needles and Needlework 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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MS 3951 Sketch of a pattern of a sandal of yucca fibre from cliff-dwelling No. 3, Jicarilla Apache Reservation, Dulce, N.M
Dates:
August 1898
Size:
1 Page
1 Photograph
Collection ID:
NAA.MS3951
Repository:
National Anthropological Archives

Includes four sketches and 1 photograph of designs in sandstone wall, Cliff-dwelling No. 2, Jicarilla Apache Reservation.

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Janet Shook LaCoste papers
Creators:
LaCoste, Janet Shook
Dates:
1948-1976
Size:
2.1 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 6 reels))
21 Items (rolled docs)
Collection ID:
AAA.lacojane
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Correspondence; photographs; sketches; notes; announcements; clippings; and printed material.

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Carrig-Rohane Shop records
Creators:
Carrig-Rohane Shop
Dates:
1903-1962
Size:
6.7 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.carrshop
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Carrig-Rohane Shop records measure 6.7 linear feet and date from 1903 to 1962. The records document the founding of the Boston company, frame design and production, and the financial transactions of the shop. The numerous framing records, such as pattern and specification order books, are particularly valuable for researching and matching custom frames with specific works of art of the late 19th and early 20th century. The frame patterns are also useful for researchers interested in the history of frame design.

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Anne Swartz interviews with artists
Creators:
Swartz, Anne
Dates:
1998-1999
Size:
2.3 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.swaranne
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The Anne Swartz interviews with artists measure 2.3 linear feet and contain video interviews with contributors to the Pattern and Decoration movement, conducted in 1998 for the production of the documentary Pattern and Decoration: The Great Untold Story (1999). Additional video of exhibitions and studio space are included, as well as the final version of the documentary.

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Marimekko collection
Creators:
Marimekko, Inc.
Dates:
1951-1979
bulk 1957-1979
Size:
8.5 Cubic feet
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1997-123-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection covers the period that Ratia was with Marimekko, 1951-1979.It includes scrapbook, press releases, correspondence, brochures, photographs, magazine articles, swatches, and trade catalogs. It contains extensive information about the company's affiliation with D/R and its operations in Finland. It includes a copy of "Phenomenon Marimekko," the catalog from a comprehensive exhibition that was held at the Museum of Applied Arts in Helsinki in 1986. The collection contains legal correspondence and contracts pertaining to D/R's representation of Marimekko in the United States, as well as numerous swatches, sample books, brochures for stockholders, and trade catalogs. Files pertaining to Marimekko's work in Finland is mostly in Finnish and consists of brochures, posters, articles, and sample books, as well as a copy of the publication, "Design in Finland 1983."Additional information on Marimekko's association with D/R can be found in the Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive's Design Research, Inc. Collection.

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