Skip to main content Smithsonian Institution

Search Results

Collections Search Center
95 documents - page 1 of 5

Janet Shook LaCoste papers

Creator:
LaCoste, Janet Shook  Search this
Extent:
2.1 Linear feet ((microfilmed on 6 reels))
21 Items (rolled docs)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Date:
1948-1976
Scope and Contents:
Correspondence; photographs; sketches; notes; announcements; clippings; and printed material.
REELS 1656-1657: Clippings, invitations, announcements, and notes about the Shook-Carrington Gallery; a letter, clippings, and printed material about the San Antonio Art League; correspondence and clippings about Shook as an artist; photos of completed needlepoint; hand-painted sketches of needlepoint designs; and correspondence, 1963-1973, primarily with Lady Bird Johnson, about commissioned Texas wildflower needlepoint chair sets.
REELS 1658-1661: Papers relating to LaCoste's needlepoint design business, 1960-1976, including: an extensive inventory of her designs and tracings of her patterns; sales correspondence; price slips; instruction sheets for the execution of her designs; and clippings.
Biographical / Historical:
Needlepoint designer; San Antonio, Texas. Lived 1912-1984.
Provenance:
Material on reels 1656-1657 lent for microfilming 1979 by Janet Shook LaCoste; material on reels 1658-1661 donated 1979 by LaCoste.
Microfilmed as part of the Archives of American Art's Texas project.
Restrictions:
Use of original papers requires an appointment and is limited to the Archives' Washington, D.C., Research Center. Microfilmed materials must be consulted on microfilm. Contact Reference Services for more information.
Occupation:
Designers -- Texas  Search this
Fiber artists -- Texas  Search this
Topic:
Canvas embroidery  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Identifier:
AAA.lacojane
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw93036d841-8a43-42e3-8f11-3a7f5e6ce84d
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-lacojane

Oral history interview with Peggie L. Hartwell

Interviewee:
Hartwell, Peggie L., 1939-  Search this
Interviewer:
Malarcher, Patricia  Search this
Creator:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Names:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Extent:
80 Pages (Transcript)
Type:
Collection descriptions
Archival materials
Pages
Sound recordings
Interviews
Date:
2002 June 3 and July 10
Scope and Contents:
An interview of Peggie Hartwell conducted 2002 June 3-July 10, by Patricia Malarcher, for the Archives of American Art's Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America, in the artist's apartment, on Central Park West, New York, N.Y.
Hartwell speaks of growing up on a farm with her extended family in Springfield, S.C.; female quiltmakers and male storytellers in her family; drawing in sand as a child; her mother's move to Brooklyn; joining her mother and father in New York; growing up in Brooklyn; her awareness of the many cultures in New York and being surrounded by art, including her mother's crocheting and her father's a cappella group; taking tap dancing lessons; experimenting with art in public school; working at various factory jobs after high school until "reconnecting" with art; studying with dancer Syvilla Fort at the Katherine Dunham School of Dance in New York; Fort encouraging her to draw on the studio walls and sew costumes; touring internationally with the theater group Harlem Rhythm USA from 1965 to 1972; her return to the U.S. and receiving a theater degree at Queens College; working at an insurance company to support her art; exhibiting her black and white, pen-and-ink drawings; the narratives and "oral histories" in her quilts; the meaning of various fabrics and colors; participating in "quilting communities" such as the Women of Color Quilters Network, Empire Quilters, and the American Quilter's Society; her lectures, workshops, and residencies; working with children;narratives inspired by childhood memories; her move back to South Carolina; themes in her quilts and "quilting styles" (improvisational, traditional, contemporary, and African American); serving on the board of the New York Chapter of the Women of Color Quilters Network; and planning the exhibition "Threads of Faith" for the New York Bible Association. She also comments on John Cage, Cuesta Benberry, Asadata Dafora, Francelise Dawkins, Carolyn Mazloomi, Edjohnetta Miller, Arthur Mitchell, Harriet Powers, Faith Ringgold, Marie Wilson, and others.
Biographical / Historical:
Peggie L. Hartwell (1939- ) is an African American quiltmaker of Summerville, S.C. Patricia Malarcher is a fiber artist.
General:
Originally recorded on 4 sound cassettes. Reformatted in 2010 as 8 digital wav files. Duration is 3 hr., 50 min.
Provenance:
This interview is part of the Archives of American Art Oral History Program, started in 1958 to document the history of the visual arts in the United States, primarily through interviews with artists, historians, dealers, critics and administrators.
Restrictions:
Transcript available on the Archives of American Art website.
Occupation:
Quiltmakers -- South Carolina  Search this
Topic:
Textile crafts  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
African American artists  Search this
African American quilts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
African American quiltmakers  Search this
Genre/Form:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Identifier:
AAA.hartwe02
Archival Repository:
Archives of American Art
GUID:
https://n2t.net/ark:/65665/mw9d8644c2b-f518-4536-a216-e5a078ede75a
EDAN-URL:
ead_collection:sova-aaa-hartwe02
Online Media:

Ita H. Aber papers, 1932-2007

Creator:
Aber, Ita H., 1932-  Search this
Subject:
New York Feminist Art Institute/Women's Center for Learning  Search this
Pomegranate Guild of Judaic Needlework  Search this
Type:
Diaries
Sound recordings
Video recordings
Citation:
Ita H. Aber papers, 1932-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Jewish artists  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5607
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208441
AAA_collcode_aberita
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208441

Sirkka Ahlskog papers, 1956-1962

Creator:
Ahlskog, Sirkka, 1917-  Search this
Citation:
Sirkka Ahlskog papers, 1956-1962. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5620
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208454
AAA_collcode_ahlssirk
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208454

Anni Albers papers, 1924-1969

Creator:
Albers, Anni, 1899-1994  Search this
Subject:
Bauhaus  Search this
Black Mountain College (Black Mountain, N.C.)  Search this
Citation:
Anni Albers papers, 1924-1969. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women printmakers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5625
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208459
AAA_collcode_albeanni
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208459
Online Media:

Arabella Chandler McClintock Bellamy art works, 1905-1913

Creator:
Bellamy, Arabella Chandler McClintock, 1878-1962  Search this
Citation:
Arabella Chandler McClintock Bellamy art works, 1905-1913. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Textile design  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6692
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208817
AAA_collcode_bellarab
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208817

Bertha Elizabeth & Ethel Spencer Lloyd papers, 1936-1955

Creator:
Lloyd, Bertha Elizabeth, b. 1869-  Search this
Lloyd, Ethel Spencer, 1875-  Search this
Subject:
Putnam, Brenda  Search this
Brookgreen Gardens  Search this
Citation:
Bertha Elizabeth & Ethel Spencer Lloyd papers, 1936-1955. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women designers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Architecture & Design  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6699
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208824
AAA_collcode_lloybert
Theme:
Women
Architecture & Design
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208824

Wilanna Bristow papers, 1967-1983

Creator:
Bristow, Wilanna, 1934-  Search this
Citation:
Wilanna Bristow papers, 1967-1983. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6818
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208945
AAA_collcode_briswila
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208945

Fritzi Brod papers, 1932-1977

Creator:
Brod, F. (Fritzi), 1900-1952  Search this
Citation:
Fritzi Brod papers, 1932-1977. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women authors  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6831
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208958
AAA_collcode_brodf
Theme:
Women
Craft
Chicago's Art-Related Archival Materials: A Terra Foundation Resource
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208958

Sylvia Carewe papers, ca. 1930-1972

Creator:
Carewe, Sylvia, 1906-1981  Search this
American Society of Tapestry Designers  Search this
Subject:
Gross, Chaim  Search this
Newman, Arnold  Search this
Walkowitz, Abraham  Search this
Avery, Milton  Search this
Burliuk, David  Search this
Type:
Sketchbooks
Citation:
Sylvia Carewe papers, ca. 1930-1972. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Art -- Collectors and collecting  Search this
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6987
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209119
AAA_collcode_caresylp
Theme:
Sketches & Sketchbooks
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209119

Juliette Elkon Hamelecourt papers, 1911-2000, bulk 1940s-2000

Creator:
Hamelecourt, Juliette Elkon, 1912-  Search this
Subject:
Bettina  Search this
Childs, Bernard  Search this
Glassgold, Adolph  Search this
Gordon, Maxwell  Search this
Gershoy, Eugenie  Search this
Brown, Robert Delford  Search this
Fecher, Rita  Search this
Chelsea Hotel  Search this
Type:
Sound recordings
Interviews
Citation:
Juliette Elkon Hamelecourt papers, 1911-2000, bulk 1940s-2000. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7641
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)209804
AAA_collcode_hamejuli
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_209804

Fay Lansner papers, 1948-1975

Creator:
Lansner, Fay, 1921-  Search this
Subject:
Hofmann, Hans  Search this
Citation:
Fay Lansner papers, 1948-1975. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women painters  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)7853
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210020
AAA_collcode_lansfay
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210020

Kitty C. L. Fischer papers relating to Frans Wildenhain, 1940-1981

Creator:
Fischer, Kitty C. L.  Search this
Subject:
Wildenhain, Frans  Search this
Fischer, Hermann G.L.  Search this
Bauhaus  Search this
Citation:
Kitty C. L. Fischer papers relating to Frans Wildenhain, 1940-1981. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Ceramics  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)8175
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)210346
AAA_collcode_fisckitt
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_210346

Janet Shook LaCoste papers, 1948-1976

Creator:
LaCoste, Janet Shook, 1912-1983  Search this
Citation:
Janet Shook LaCoste papers, 1948-1976. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Canvas embroidery  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women designers  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9110
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211304
AAA_collcode_lacojane
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211304

Dolly Curtis [videorecording] : fiber artist / produced by Victor Cromwell, c1985

Creator:
Curtis, Dolly Powers, 1942-  Search this
Subject:
Curtis, Dolly Powers  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Video recordings
Citation:
Dolly Curtis [videorecording] : fiber artist / produced by Victor Cromwell, c1985. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Decoration and ornament, Architectural  Search this
Fiberwork  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women sculptors  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Craft  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)6234
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)216542
AAA_collcode_curtdoll
Theme:
Women
Craft
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_216542

Lili Blumenau collection, 1958

Creator:
Blumenau, Lili, 1912-1976  Search this
Subject:
Blumenau, Lili  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Exposition universelle et internationale (1958 : Brussels, Belgium)  Search this
Citation:
Lili Blumenau collection, 1958. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5971
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)228067
AAA_collcode_blumlili
Theme:
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_228067

Marilyn Henrion papers, 1989-2020

Creator:
Henrion, Marilyn, 1932-  Search this
Citation:
Marilyn Henrion papers, 1989-2020. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11099
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)243960
AAA_collcode_henrmari
Theme:
Craft
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_243960

Jean Robertson interview with Nancy Crow, 1988 Aug. 17

Creator:
Robertson, Jean  Search this
Crow, Nancy, 1943-  Search this
Subject:
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Citation:
Jean Robertson interview with Nancy Crow, 1988 Aug. 17. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Decorative arts  Search this
Women art critics  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Research and writing about art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)13527
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)247199
AAA_collcode_robejean
Theme:
Craft
Women
Research and writing about art
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_247199

Neda Al-Hilali Papers, circa 1960-1995

Creator:
Al-Hilali, Neda, 1938-  Search this
Type:
Drawings
Photographs
Sketches
Citation:
Neda Al-Hilali Papers, circa 1960-1995. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11147
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248738
AAA_collcode_alhineda
Theme:
Craft
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_248738
Online Media:

Gyöngy Laky papers, 1912-2007

Creator:
Laky, Gyöngy, 1944-  Search this
Subject:
Laky, Zyta  Search this
University of California, Davis. Art Dept.  Search this
Nanette L. Laitman Documentation Project for Craft and Decorative Arts in America  Search this
Type:
Interviews
Citation:
Gyöngy Laky papers, 1912-2007. Archives of American Art, Smithsonian Institution.
Topic:
Art -- Study and teaching  Search this
Decorative arts  Search this
Women artists  Search this
Women textile artists  Search this
Women educators  Search this
Theme:
Craft  Search this
Women  Search this
Lives of artists  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)11146
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)248742
AAA_collcode_lakygyon
Theme:
Craft
Women
Lives of artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_248742

Modify Your Search







or


Narrow By