Medium: silk samples with watercolor and pencil designs
Paterson, New Jersey, USA
Research in Progress
Sample book has 11 samples in fancy cloth weaves, 200 tie silk samples, clippings from newspapers, a note written by Mr. Appel, 55 pencil drawings, 61 designs in pencil and opaque colors, 45 designs in pencil with watercolor.
Scrapbook, assembled in New York, containing 655 fabric and ribbon swatches. Several 'looks', some very contemporary. 6 pages of J. Claude Freres samples. 1 design on paper. (woven, printed and warp printed, machine embroidery)
Two hundred and eighteen samples of brocades, embroideries, printed and painted cottons mounted in a book. Textile samples are from India, Japan and Indonesia and date from the 17th through the 19th century.
Perhaps personal memorabilia of the early twentieth century. Includes calligraphic works and sagunja (four gracious plants [plum, orchid, chrysanthemum, and bamboo]) theme brush paintings. Some have the artist's imprint--Ilsong. Inscribed in pencil on the last page facing back cover, in Japanese: Bun no lbu (literary section), referring to the part containing poems and compositions.
Manuscript 7364, National Anthropological Archives, Smithsonian Institution
Medium: silk, metallic, wool Technique: various weave structures.
Research in Progress
Scrapbook, assembled in New York, containing 1545 swatches of textiles and ribbons. Some examples were purchased in shops in New York and Paris, others appear to come direct from the manufacturer. Several colorways. Swatches are either pasted or pinned into book. (woven, printed and warp printed, machine embroidery)
One scrapbook compiled by Tilton containing photographs of artists John Rollin Tilton and William Wetmore Story in their studios in Rome, of Paul Akers, of writers Robert Browning, Thomas Carlyle, and Alfred Tennyson; photographs of views of Italy, Switzerland, Scotland, Gibraltar, and New York state; photographs of works of art by Emma Stebbins, Tilton's aunt, and by old masters; watercolors by Tilton, H. Coleman, Thomas Hotchkiss, and Tilton's brother Paul H. Tilton.
Scrapbook, ca. 1860-1880. John Neal Tilton scrapbook, [ca. 1860-1880]. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Current copyright status is undetermined
Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution Washington, D.C. 20560