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American Woolen Co. Suiting sample, 1912

Maker:
National and Providence Worsted Mills  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
very dark grey (overall color)
woven (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
average spatial: 26 in x 9 in; x 66.04 cm x 22.86 cm
Object Name:
fabric sample
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1912
Credit Line:
Gift of the American Woolen Co
ID Number:
TE.T00230
Catalog number:
T00230.000
Accession number:
54882
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American Woolen Company Trouser fabric sample, 1912

Maker:
National and Providence Worsted Mills  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
piece-dyed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 26 in; 22.86 cm x 66.04 cm
Object Name:
Fabric Sample
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1912
Credit Line:
Gift of American Woolen Company
ID Number:
TE.T00242
Catalog number:
T00242.000
Accession number:
54882
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A.H. Straus & Co. 'Luxor Taffeta' dress silk, Persian stripe design; 1917.

Maker:
A H Straus and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
black (overall color)
purple (overall color)
orange ground (a) (overall color)
taffeta (overall style)
plain weave, discharge-printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 41 in; 91.44 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
Fabric, Printed
fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1917
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A H Straus and Company
ID Number:
TE.T2549A
Catalog number:
T2549A
T (/) 2549A
Accession number:
61633
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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A.H. Straus & Co. 'Luxor Taffeta' dress silk, Persian roundel design; 1917.

Maker:
A H Straus and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
black (overall color)
purple (overall color)
taffeta (overall style)
canary ground (b) (overall color)
plain weave; printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 41 in; 91.44 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
Fabric, Printed
fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1917
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A H Straus and Company
ID Number:
TE.T2549B
Catalog number:
T2549B
T (/) 2549B
Accession number:
61633
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Brussels carpet sample; M.J. Whittall Company, Worcester, MA, 1913

Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Brussels (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 10 in; 20.32 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Brussels carpet sample
carpet sample, Brussels
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Worcester
Date made:
1913
Credit Line:
Gift of M.J. Whittall, Worcester, MA
ID Number:
TE.T00210
Catalog number:
T00210.000
Accession number:
54997
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National Museum of American History
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William Skinner and Sons satin silk face cotton back amber fabric length; 1934.

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
honey amber (overall color)
cotton (overall material)
satin weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 36 in; 91.44 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
Carpet, Brussels
fabric length
Fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1934
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T07594.000
Catalog number:
T07594.000
Accession number:
127991
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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"Crepe Meteor" silk dress fabric; Doherty Silk Co.; 1915

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
Fabric Sample
ID Number:
TE.T02722.000
Catalog number:
T02722.000
Accession number:
58531
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National Museum of American History
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"Georgette Crepe" silk dress fabric; M.C. Migel & Co.; 1915

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
Fabric Sample
ID Number:
TE.T02726.000
Catalog number:
T02726.000
Accession number:
58531
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National Museum of American History
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"Japanese Habutai" silk dress fabric; Fred Mendelson & Co.; 1915

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
Object Name:
Fabric Sample
ID Number:
TE.T02725.000
Catalog number:
T02725.000
Accession number:
58531
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National Museum of American History
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S. Slater and Sons nylon twill Parachute cloth length; 1941.

Maker:
Slater, Samuel  Search this
S. Slater & Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
nylon (overall material)
twill weave (overall production method/technique)
white (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 117 in x 37 in; 297.18 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric length
Nylon Parachute Cloth
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Pawtucket
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1941
Subject:
World War II  Search this
American Textile Industry  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of S. Slater and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T08523.000
Catalog number:
T08523.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-7f83-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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A scale model of the 24-spindle Slater Spinning Frame

Maker:
Model Shop, United States National Museum  Search this
Object Name:
Exhibit Model, Slater Spinning Frame
Place made:
United States: District of Columbia, Washington
United States: District of Columbia
Date made:
1967
Associated date:
1790
ID Number:
TE.T14067.000
Catalog number:
T14067.000
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Data Source:
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Design for printed silk, Cheney Brothers; 1916

Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
Object Name:
Design, Printed Fabric
design, printed fabric
pantograph plate
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1916
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T02837.00C
Catalog number:
T02837.00C
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Pantograph plate prepared for transferring textile design to copper printing roller; Cheney Brothers, 1916

Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
Object Name:
Design, Printed Fabric
pantograph plate
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1916
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T02837.00B
Catalog number:
T02837.00B
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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William Skinner and Sons pink silk satin fabric length; 1914.

Manufacturer:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
satin weave; yarn-dyed (overall production method/technique)
pink (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 36 1/2 in x 36 in; 92.71 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
fabric length
fabric sample
Fabric Length
Fabric length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
c.1914
1914
c. 1914
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T01231.000
Catalog number:
T01231.000
Accession number:
56703
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-5bec-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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William Skinner and Sons dark blue cotton back, silk face satin length; 1914

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
satin weave (overall weave)
cotton (overall material)
dark blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 36 in; 91.44 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric Length
fabric length
Fabric length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1914
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T01233.000
Catalog number:
T01233.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8067-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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William Skinner and Sons "Tackle Twill" olive drab fabric length; 1941

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
rayon; cotton (overall material)
tackle twill (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 42 1/2 in; 93.98 cm x 107.95 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric length
Rayon and Cotton Fabric: "Tackle Twill"
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1941
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T08535.000
Catalog number:
T08535.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8068-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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U.S. Air Force hat; Skinner's Sunbak fabric and fur; 1951.

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
rayon viscose; wool (overall material)
Sunbak (overall style)
fur (overall material)
Air Force Blue (overall color)
Measurements:
overall: 9 in x 8 in x 7 in; 22.86 cm x 20.32 cm x 17.78 cm
Object Name:
Hat, U.S. Air Force
Hat, u.s. air force
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1951
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Related event:
Korean War  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T10983.000
Catalog number:
T10983.000
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National Museum of American History
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B-17 Chin Turret Machine Gun Slot Cover with zipper; Skinner'sTackle Twill and Crown zipper; 1944

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
viscose rayon; metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 30 in x 6 3/4 in x 7 3/4 in x 2 1/4 in; 76.2 cm x 17.145 cm x 19.685 cm x 5.715 cm
Object Name:
Fastener, Machine Gun Turret
Machine Gun Bendix Turret Slot Installation Using Crown Size 10 Fastener
Chin Turret Machine Gun Slot Cover
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1944
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T09100.000
Catalog number:
T09100.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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Baby Shoes; William Skinner and Sons Sunbak fabric; 1951.

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
white (overall color)
Sunbak (overall style)
viscose rayon (overall material)
wool (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 4 1/2 in x 2 1/8 in x 1 3/4 in; 11.43 cm x 5.3975 cm x 4.445 cm
Object Name:
Shoes, Baby, Pair of
baby shoes, pair
Baby Shoes, pair
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1951
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Related event:
Korean War  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T10981.000
Catalog number:
T10981.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8018-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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Sample Foundation garment or girdle; William Skinner and Sons Nylon fabrics; 1946

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
stretch knit satin; knitted net (overall production method/technique)
pink (overall color)
nylon; metal (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 23 1/4 in x 36 in; 59.055 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
Corset
Foundation Garment
girdle
woman's
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1946
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T09666.000
Catalog number:
T09666.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_646496

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