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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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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
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 ####
Topic:
Lingerie
Underwear
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Textiles

For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Dacron, cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textiles
Made in:
France
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed cotton patterned by rows of diamond shapes in two alternating colors. Larger squares in a staggered repeat appear over diamond shapes. Colorway is pink and white.
Accession Number:
1970-32-152-a
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Fragment

For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Dacron, cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Fragment
Made in:
France
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed cotton patterned by rows of diamond shapes in two alternating colors. Larger squares in a staggered repeat appear over diamond shapes. Colorway is blue and white.
Accession Number:
1970-32-152-b
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Textile

For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: synthetic (?) Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
France or Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed sheer fabric patterned by very small clusters of pink roses, green leaves and a small blue bow knots on a white ground.
Accession Number:
1970-32-155
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Textile

For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: wool, silk (?) Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
France and Switzerland
Date:
1930–1960
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of printed sheer fabric patterned by very small clusters of pink roses, green leaves and a small blue bow knots on a white ground.
Accession Number:
1970-32-156
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Sample card

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Sample card
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Sample card with twelve samples of solid colors.
Accession Number:
1970-32-1
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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
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by tulip blossoms on stems. colorways. In four colorways.
Accession Number:
1970-32-130-a/d
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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
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Five samples patterned by poppy blossoms. Three colors per sample.
Accession Number:
1970-32-132-a/e
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Textile

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of light blue cotton patterned by scattered clusters of white circles with crenellated edges.
Accession Number:
1970-32-150
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Textile

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Textile
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Length of light blue cotton patterned by rows of white asterisk-shapes.
Accession Number:
1970-32-151
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Sample card

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: Technique: printed
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Sample card
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Sample card with fifteen samples of solid colors with an acetate cover.
Accession Number:
1970-32-2
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique:
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Ten samples of crinkled fabric in solid colors. Bound in paper wtih acetate cover.
Accession Number:
1970-32-4
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: woven
Type:
woven textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Three samples with horizontal stripes in pink, light blue and yellow. Bound in paper with acetate cover.
Accession Number:
1970-32-9
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: woven
Type:
woven textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two samples with groups of thin horizontal stripes separated by white stripes. In pink and light blue. Bound in paper with acetate cover.
Accession Number:
1970-32-10
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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
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Nine samples with stripes made of small polka dots. Samples have white dotted stripes on a colored ground and colored dots on a white ground. Bound in paper with acetate cover.
Accession Number:
1970-32-11
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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
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two samples patterned by large-scale flowers on stems with budding flowers. Five colors per sample.
Accession Number:
1970-32-128-a,b
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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
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Four samples patterned by stylized carnations scattered on a ground with small dots in between. In four colorways.
Accession Number:
1970-32-129-a/d
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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
Catalogue Status:
Research in Progress
Description:
Two samples patterned by clusters of three carnations with small flower interspersed. Four colors per sample.
Accession Number:
1970-32-131-a,b
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Samples

Manufacturer:
Baerlocher & Company, (Swiss)
For:
Iris Lingerie Company, Inc.
Medium:
Medium: cotton Technique: printed on plain weave
Type:
printed, dyed & painted textiles
Samples
Made in:
Rheineck, Switzerland
Date:
1940–1970
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.
Accession Number:
1970-32-133-a/d
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