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Inecto with Lustrium Hair Color Swatch Book

Measurements:
overall: 5 3/4 in x 7 in x 1/4 in; 14.605 cm x 17.78 cm x .635 cm
Object Name:
hair dye, color samples
hair care product
Place of distributor:
United States: New York, New York City
Credit Line:
Gift of Sidney Glaser
ID Number:
1985.0481.313
Accession number:
1985.0481
Catalog number:
1985.0481.313
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Medicine and Science: Medicine
Beauty and Hygiene Products: Hair Care and Enhancement
Health & Medicine
Beauty and Health
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1449247
Additional Online Media:

LINSON CRAFT - LINMASTER SWATCH BOOK

Author:
CRAFTOOLS, INC  Search this
Type:
Books
Trade catalogs
Date:
1961
CA 1961
Topic:
Bookbinding--Materials  Search this
Call number:
002850
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_174050

JBI, color swatch book

Collection Creator:
Jogbra, Inc.  Search this
Miller, Hinda  Search this
Container:
Box 10, Folder 6
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
1989
Collection Restrictions:
Collection is open for research.

Reference copies do not exist. Use of these materials requires special arrangement. Gloves must be worn when handling unprotected photographs and negatives.

Social Security numbers are present and numbers have been rendered unreadable and redacted. Researchers may use the photocopies in the collection. The remainder of the collection has no restrictions.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning copyright restrictions. Other intellectual property rights may apply. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Jogbra, Inc. Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution
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Jogbra, Inc. Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-1315-ref178

Hermes, Incorporates Transparencies and Brass and Aluminum Swatch Book

Collection Creator:
Gerber, H. Joseph  Search this
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company (Hartford, Conn.).  Search this
Container:
Box 168, Folder 8
Type:
Archival materials
Date:
circa 1979
Collection Restrictions:
The collection is open for research use.
Collection Rights:
Collection items available for reproduction, but the Archives Center makes no guarantees concerning intellectual property rights. Archives Center cost-recovery and use fees may apply when requesting reproductions.
Collection Citation:
Gerber Scientific Instrument Company Records, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, Smithsonian Institution.
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Gerber Scientific Instrument Company Records
Archival Repository:
Archives Center, National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
ead_component:sova-nmah-ac-0929-ref2614

Color-aid swatch book

Author:
Color-aid Company  Search this
Physical description:
1 v. : ill. ; 8 x 13 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1962
C1962
Topic:
Dyes and dyeing--Paper  Search this
Color  Search this
Call number:
TS1118.D9 C719 1962
TS1118.D9C719 1962
Data Source:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:siris_sil_443417

Quilt made from gray, black, brown, blue, and red suiting samples

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool cloth, wool and synthetic blend cloth, wool and cotton blend cloth, and synthetic yarn
Dimensions:
H x W: 86 3/4 × 84 in. (220.3 × 213.4 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.162.10
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.162.10
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Blue, black, gray, and brown bedcover made from suiting samples

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool cloth, wool and synthetic blend cloth, cotton cloth, and synthetic thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 87 1/4 × 68 1/2 in. (221.6 × 174 cm)
Type:
bedcovers
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.162.9
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.162.9
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Quilt made from brown, blue, tan, and red suiting samples

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool, cotton batting, and cotton thread
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 79 1/2 × 64 × 3/8 in. (201.9 × 162.6 × 1 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry
Object number:
2014.156.1
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.156.1

Quilt made from suiting samples with embroidered flower details

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool cloth, wool and synthetic blend cloth, cotton cloth, wool batting, and synthetic thread
Dimensions:
H x W: 82 × 67 1/2 in. (208.3 × 171.5 cm)
Type:
quilts
Date:
ca. 1920
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture
Object number:
2013.162.8
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles-Quilts
Exhibition:
Cultural Expressions
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Culture/Fourth Floor, 4 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.162.8

Quilt made from clothing samples in mulitple colors

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Medium:
wool, cotton, wool batting, and yarn
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 80 1/4 × 68 × 3/8 in. (203.8 × 172.7 × 1 cm)
Type:
quilts
Place made:
Cullman, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
20th century
Topic:
African American  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Dr. Gladys-Marie Fry
Object number:
2014.156.3
Restrictions & Rights:
Unknown - Restrictions Possible
See more items in:
National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles-Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2014.156.3

Marimekko collection

Creator:
Marimekko, Inc.  Search this
Names:
Cooper-Hewitt Design Archive  Search this
Design Research, Inc.  Search this
Marimekko Oy  Search this
Printex Corporation  Search this
Ratia, Armi, 1912-1979  Search this
Thompson, Benjamin, 1918-2002  Search this
Extent:
8.5 Cubic feet
Type:
Archival materials
Collection descriptions
Photographs
Trade catalogs
Clippings
Swatch books
Scrapbooks
Textile designersa
Fashion designers
Home furnishings designers
Correspondence
Date:
1951-1979
bulk 1957-1979
Summary:
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.
Arrangement note:
Unprocessed. This collection consists of six record groups: 1) Company history and background information; 2) Marimekko/Design Research, Inc. Correspondence; 3) Marimekko Finland; 4) Scrapbooks and press clippings; 5) Swatches and samples; and 6) Photographs.
Biographical/Historical note:
Finnish fabric manufacturer and retail chain. The company's chief designer was Armi Ratia (1912-1979), who was known for her use of vibrant colors and large patterns. She first joined her husband's design firm, Printex, in 1949. In 1951, the company was renamed Marimekko, which means "a little dress for Mary" in Finnish. During the 1960s and '70s, the firm manufactured cotton, jersey, and wool fabrications, along with paper, laminated plastics, and table coverings. Ratia was known for designing free, easy fashions in bold painterly designs taking much of her inspiration from nature and handicraft.

Ben Thompson, the founder of the retail establishment Design Reseaach, Inc. (D/R), discovered Ratia's designs at the Finnish Pavilion of the Brussels World Fair in 1957, and persuaded her to come to the United States. D/R became the exclusive representative of Marimekko products in the U.S. Today, through franchises worldwide, Marimekko stores sell simple clothing for women and children, as well as household accessories and furniture.
Location of Other Archival Materials Note:
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Textiles Department. 28 printed textiles designed by or for Marimekko.
Cooper-Hewitt, National Design Museum, Wallcoverings Department. One samplebook.
Marimekko Homepage. Additional information on the history of the company and its activities today can be found on Marimekko's homepage: http://www.marimekko.fi/.
Provenance:
The materials in this collection were donated to Cooper-Hewitt in 1975 by Benjamin and Jane Thompson.
Topic:
Interior decoration -- Finland  Search this
House furnishings  Search this
Retail trade -- United States  Search this
Stores, Retail -- United States  Search this
Costume design -- Finland  Search this
Clothing trade -- United States  Search this
Fashion design  Search this
Textile design -- Finland  Search this
Genre/Form:
Photographs
Trade catalogs
Clippings
Swatch books
Scrapbooks
Textile designersa
Fashion designers
Home furnishings designers
Correspondence
Identifier:
SIL-CH.1997-123-1
Archival Repository:
Smithsonian Libraries
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-sil-ch-1997-123-1

Swatch Book

Artist:
Holley Junker, born Albuquerque, NM 1936-died Newburyport, MA 2005  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
8 7/8 x 12 1/8 in. (22.6 x 30.7 cm)
Type:
Decorative Arts
Crafts
Date:
1991
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Gift of Elizabeth Carlyle Byerly in memory of Robert Dalton Byerly
Object number:
2002.62.2
See more items in:
Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Renwick Gallery
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_2002.62.2

Harvey Girls swatch book

Producer:
Sidney, George  Search this
Maker:
Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Corporation  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 12 in x 1 in; 22.86 cm x 30.48 cm x 2.54 cm
Object Name:
Swatch Book
Costume Swatch Book
Place made:
United States: California, Culver City
Date made:
1945-1946
Subject:
Motion Pictures  Search this
Music  Search this
ID Number:
2004.0166.28
Accession number:
2004.0166
Catalog number:
2004.0166.28
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Entertainment
Movie Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1276371

Salesman's sample book

Medium:
Medium: marbleized paper, cardboard, cotton, linen Technique: plain weave, twill weaves, float weaves (damask), supplementary weft pile (velveteen); 108 examples are block-printed
Type:
sample books
Salesman's sample book
Made in:
Manchester, England
Date:
1784
Credit Line:
Museum purchase through gift of Mrs. Samuel W. Bridgham
Accession Number:
1950-91-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1950-91-1

Carte de Nuances de la Chambre Syndicale des Teinturiers

Medium:
Medium: silk, cardboard
Type:
sample books
Dyer's swatch book
Object Name:
Dyer's swatch book
Made in:
Lyon, France
Date:
1928
Accession Number:
1953-162-87
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1953-162-87
Additional Online Media:

Sample book

Medium:
Medium: wool, silk Technique: woven
Type:
sample books
Sample book
Made in:
France
Used in:
USA
Date:
1890–99
Accession Number:
1970-3-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Textiles Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1970-3-1

Design Research Inc. Archive: Marimekko Collection

Creator:
Design Research, Inc., American, 1953 – 1979  Search this
Founder:
Benjamin Thompson  Search this
Collection Scope/Subject:
Marimekko Oy, Helsinki, Finland, founded 1951  Search this
Medium:
Correspondence, notes, contracts; brochures, press and promotional pieces (i.e. press releases, mailing cards); trade catalogs, swatches and sample books; photographs; newspaper and magazine clippings (advertisements, articles).
Type:
archive
Collection
Object Name:
Collection
Made in:
Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA
New York, New York, USA
Date:
1951–79
Credit Line:
Gift of Benjamin and Jane Thompson
Accession Number:
1997-123-1
See more items in:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Archives Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1997-123-1

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