Query: 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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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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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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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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Wilanna Bristow papers
Creators:
Bristow, Wilanna
Dates:
1967-1983
Size:
29 Items ((on 1 microfilm reel))
Collection ID:
AAA.briswila
Repository:
Archives of American Art

A resume; 15 magazine and newspaper clippings; 4 exhibition invitations and announcements; and 9 photographs of Bristow's embroidery and applique designs.

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Julia Santos Solomon papers
Creators:
Santos Solomon, Julia, 1956-
Dates:
1977-2008
Size:
2.2 Linear feet
Collection ID:
AAA.santjuli
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Writings, correspondence, commission files, teaching files, artists' files, a scrapbook, works of art, printed material, and audio visual material documenting the career of Julia Santos Solomon as an artist and teacher.

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Arabella Chandler McClintock Bellamy art works
Creators:
Bellamy, Arabella Chandler McClintock, 1878-1962
Dates:
1905-1913
Size:
1 Microfilm reel (375 items on partial microfilm reel)
Collection ID:
AAA.bellarab
Repository:
Archives of American Art

The microfilmed Arabella Chandler McClintock Bellamy art works contain mounted and unmounted designs for printed fabrics; samples of printed fabric; and designs for costumes done in pen and ink.

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Frank Lloyd Wright textile design studies
Creators:
Wright, Frank Lloyd, 1867-1959
Dates:
[ca. 1955]
Size:
8 Items
Collection ID:
AAA.wrigfran
Repository:
Archives of American Art

Studies for textile designs from the Taliesin West workshop, designed by Wright and executed by Ling Po, fellow at Taliesin under Wright. The designs were subsequently licensed by Wright to Schumacher & Company, a fabric house, for mass production as part of the "Taliesin Line," although these specific designs were never …

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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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Lanette Scheeline collection
Creators:
Scheeline, Lanette, 1910-
Dates:
1945-1970
Size:
7 Boxes
Collection ID:
SIL-CH.1998-29-1
Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries

This collection documents Scheeline's work as a textile designer from 1945-1970.The archive material consists of brochures, photographs, sketches, correspondence, scrapbooks, client records, and other related items that document Ms. Scheeline's career from the 1930s to the 1980s (briefly covers 1990s). A majority of the items deal specifically with the projects for textiles and wallcoverings, research on forms in nature, and notes on her travels.

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