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Underwear (series), circa 1861-1926

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
1 box
Type:
Advertisements
Catalogs
Correspondence
Invoices
Order forms
Pamphlets
Receipts
Date:
1861
1926
circa 1861-1926
Topic:
Lingerie
Underwear
Summary:
Consists primarily of correspondence, advertisements, pamphlets, order forms, invoices, receipts, and catalogs from manufacturers, distributors, and importers of underwear. The bulk of the material dates from the late 19th and early 20th centuries.
Cite as:
Underwear series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-130-a/d
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by tulip blossoms on stems. Three colors per sample.
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Textiles Department
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-132-a/e
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Five samples patterned by poppy blossoms. Three colors per sample.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-128-a,b
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two samples patterned by large-scale flowers on stems with budding flowers. Five colors per sample.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-129-a/d
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by stylized carnations scattered on a ground with small dots in between. Four colors per sample.
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Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-131-a,b
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two samples patterned by clusters of three carnations with small flower interspersed. Four colors per sample.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-133-a/d
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by open rose blossoms on stems with thorns, bubble pattern scattered across ground. Five colors per sample.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-134-a/h
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Eight samples patterned by multi-petaled rose blossoms with tiny rose buds scattered in the background. Four colors per sample.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-135
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Nine samples patterned by single daisies scattered over the ground. Three colors per sample. Bound at top by cardboard.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1960–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-136
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by rose blossom on a leafy stem with tiny polka dots in background. Six colors per sample. Bound at top by cardboard.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1960–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-137
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Eight samples patterned by stylized flower buds with leaves at epicalyx. Four colors per sample. Bound at top by cardboard.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1960–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-138
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by flowering sprigs and clusters of flowers. Five colors per sample. Bound at top by cardboard.
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, Swiss
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1960–1970
Accession Number:
1970-32-139
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by iris blossoms with bubbles scattered on the ground. Five colors per sample. Bound at top by cardboard.
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Patrons de broderie et de lingerie du XVIe siècle / reproduits par le procédé Lefman et Lourdel et publiés d'après les éditions conservées à la Bibliothèque Mazarine par Hippolyte Cocheris

Author:
Cocheris, Hippolyte 1829-1882
Bibliothèque Mazarine
Physical description:
20 p., [134] p. of plates : ill. ; 20 cm
Type:
Patterns
Date:
1872
Topic:
Lace and lace making
Embroidery
Call number:
NK9105 .C66 1872
NK9105.C66 1872
Notes:
Spine title: Patrons de broderies.
Cover title: Patrons de broderies dentelles & guipures du XVIe siècle.
At head of title: Recueil de documents graphiques pour servir a l'histoire des arts industriels.
"Fac-simile des éditions originales avec une introduction par Hippolyte Cocheris"--Cover.
Originally published: La fleur des patrons de lingerie.
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Lingerie

Artist:
Man Ray, born Philadelphia, PA 1890-died Paris, France 1976
Publisher:
Compagnie Parisienne de Distribution d'Electricite
Medium:
photogravure
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 1/4 x 8 in. (26.0 x 20.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photomechanical Reproduction
Date:
1931
Topic:
Figure\fragment\hand
Occupation\domestic\ironing
Object\other\appliance
Object\tool\iron
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase
Object number:
1976.84.6
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Ladies' clothing series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, circa 1619-1950

Collector:
Warshaw, Isadore d. 1969
Physical description:
9 boxes, 15 oversized folders
Type:
Mixed archival materials
Date:
1619
1950
circa 1619-1950
Topic:
Clothing and dress
Coats
Corsets
Dresses
Lingerie
Underwear
Women's clothing
Summary:
Contains materials relating to the manufacture and distribution of women's clothing in the United States and abroad. This portion of the Warshaw collection has been processed; however, at this time, a complete finding aid for the materials is not available. Researchers interested in these materials should consult the survey forms for the collection or the container list for this series. Any questions should be directed to the reference archivist or collection specialist.
Cite as:
Ladies' Clothing series, Warshaw Collection of Business Americana, Archives Center, National Museum of American History, box ##, folder ###, digital file number ####
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Warshaw Collection of Business Americana ca. 1724-1977
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Archives Center - NMAH
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Rayon lingerie

Author:
Bibliothèque Forney
Physical description:
134 p. : ill. (chiefly col.) ; 26 x 27 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1992
[1992]
Topic:
Lingerie--Exhibitions
Lingerie in art--Exhibitions
Underwear--Exhibitions
Call number:
TT670 .R27 1992
TT670.R27 1992
Notes:
"Cet ouvrage est publié à l'occasion de l'exposition présentée à la Bibliothéque Forney, dans les salles de l'ancien hôtel des Archevêques de Sens, du 17 septembre au 28 novembre 1992"--P. 2.
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Lingerie, New York

Artist:
Roy DeCarava, born New York City 1919-died New York City 2009
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 10 7/8 x 14 in. (27.7 x 35.5 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1950, printed 1981
Topic:
Cityscape\New York\New York
Children
Object\other\sign
Architecture Exterior\detail\stairs
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase made possible by Henry L. Milmore
Object number:
1992.15.9
Copyright Credit Line:
© 1981, Roy DeCarava
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Underwear and lingerie

Author:
Woman's Institute of Domestic Arts and Sciences
Physical description:
v, 47, 53 p. : ill ; 21 cm
Type:
Books
Date:
1935
C1935
Topic:
Foundation garments
Lingerie
Dressmaking
Call number:
TT670 .U54 1935
Notes:
Includes examination questions.
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Smithsonian Libraries
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Lingerie parisienne / Juliette Morel

Author:
Morel, Juliette
Physical description:
88 p. : chiefly ill. (some col.) ; 20 cm
Type:
Books
Place:
France
Paris
Date:
1976
20th century
Topic:
Costume
Lingerie--History
Costume--History
Call number:
GT887.M67 1976X
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