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1849 - John Bachelder's Patent Model of a Sewing Machine

Inventor:
Bachelder, John  Search this
Physical Description:
wood (overall material)
metal (overall material)
leather (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 13 in x 19 in x 15 in; 33.02 cm x 48.26 cm x 38.1 cm; wt. 50 lbs
Object Name:
sewing machine patent model
Object Type:
Patent Model
Place invented:
United States: Massachusetts, Boston
Model constructed:
before 1849-05-08
Patent date:
1849-05-08
Subject:
Patent Models  Search this
Invention  Search this
Related Publication:
A Nation of Nations
Janssen, Barbara Suit. Patent Models Index
Cooper, Grace Rogers. The Sewing Machine: Its Invention and Development
Related Web Publication:
http://www.sil.si.edu/DigitalCollections/HST/Cooper/CF/view.cfm
ID Number:
TE.T06051
Catalog number:
T06051.000
Patent number:
006439
Accession number:
89797
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Clothing & Accessories
Patent Models, Sewing Machines
Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Sewing Machines
Textiles
Patent Models
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-85b7-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1071137

Amanda F. Goodale's Sampler

Maker:
Goodale, Amanda F.  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
linen (overall material)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
pink (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
black(faded) (overall color)
tan ground (overall color)
memorial sampler (overall style)
embroidery (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 18 1/4 in x 18 3/8 in; 46.355 cm x 46.6725 cm
average spatial: 18 3/8 in x 18 1/4 in; x 46.6725 cm x 46.355 cm
Object Name:
sampler
Other Terms:
sampler; 1832
Place Made:
United States: Connecticut, Hartford
Associated place:
United States: Maryland, Potomac
Date made:
1832
Associated dates:
1982-12-02
Subject:
Trees  Search this
Flowers  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert B. Stephens
ID Number:
1983.0617.04
Catalog number:
1983.0617.04
Accession number:
1983.0617
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Samplers
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-9472-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1096008
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Julia Winona Lacey's Sampler

Maker:
Lacey, Julia Winona  Search this
Physical Description:
cotton (canvas ground material)
wool (thread material)
Measurements:
overall: 7 1/4 in x 7 1/4 in; 18.415 cm x 18.415 cm
Object Name:
embroidery, sampler
sampler
Date made:
1848
Credit Line:
Gift of Miss Florence W. Layton
ID Number:
TE.T08869
Catalog number:
T8869
Accession number:
164049
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Samplers
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-a0f4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_639650
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1905 Hulda and Ellen Larson's Pan-American Exposition Quilt

Maker:
Larson, Hulda Fredricka  Search this
Larson, Ellen Sophia Cecilia  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 66 in x 59 in; 167 cm x 149 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Date made:
1905
Subject:
Expositions and Fairs  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Judith Anderson Weise
ID Number:
1986.0032.01
Catalog number:
1986.0032.01
Accession number:
1986.0032
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Popular Entertainment
Family & Social Life
Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-862f-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556203
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Yo-yo coverlet made for Jennie Dee Booth Moton by Tuskegee Institute students

Directed by:
Unidentified Woman or Women  Search this
Owned by:
Jennie B. Moton, American, 1879 - 1942  Search this
Subject of:
Tuskegee Institute, American, founded 1881  Search this
Medium:
cotton
Dimensions:
H x W (a): 111 × 93 in. (281.9 × 236.2 cm)
H x W (b): 7 × 7 1/8 in. (17.8 × 18.1 cm)
Type:
bed coverings
Place made:
Tuskegee, Macon County, Alabama, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1915-1935
Topic:
African American  Search this
Associations and institutions  Search this
Communities  Search this
Craftsmanship  Search this
Domestic life  Search this
Education  Search this
HBCUs (Historically Black Colleges and Universities)  Search this
Ornamentation  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Charlotte Moton Hubbard
Object number:
2009.15ab
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Furnishings, Housewares, and Décor
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd58230f0b4-ca88-48cc-a489-904779857023
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2009.15ab

Woman's Corset, 1810-1820

Measurements:
flattened: 18 in x 19 in; 45.72 cm x 48.26 cm
Object Name:
Corset
Other Terms:
Corset; Upper Body; Underwear; Female
Date made:
1825 - 1849
1810-1820
Related event:
Expansion and Reform  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Hugo Friedrichs
ID Number:
CS.256746.006
Catalog number:
256746.006
Accession number:
256746
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Home and Community Life: Costume
Clothing & Accessories
Textiles
Exhibition:
On the Water
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a1-7959-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_366282
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1876 Ellen Harding Baker's "Solar System" Quilt

User:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Quilter:
Baker, Ellen Harding  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, wool, cotton/wool (overall material)
thread cotton, silk, wool (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 89 in x 106 in; 225 cm x 269 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
quilts
Place made:
United States: Iowa
Date made:
1876
Subject:
Education  Search this
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Patricia Hill McCloy and Kathryn Hill Meardon
ID Number:
1983.0618.01
Catalog number:
1983.0618.01
Accession number:
1983.0618
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Science & Mathematics
Art
Textiles
Quilts
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ab-feb8-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556183
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1914 - 1918 Inter-Allied Victory medal issued to Cpl. Lawrence Leslie McVey

Manufactured by:
Monnaie de Paris, French, founded 1864  Search this
Issued by:
French Republic, French, founded 1792  Search this
Received by:
Cpl. Lawrence Leslie McVey, Sr., American, 1897 - 1968  Search this
Designed by:
Pierre-Alexandre Morlon, French, 1878 - 1951  Search this
Subject of:
369th Infantry Regiment, American, 1913 - 1945  Search this
Medium:
bronze and ribbon
Dimensions:
H x W: 3 1/2 × 1 7/16 × 1/8 in. (8.9 × 3.7 × 0.3 cm)
Type:
medals
Place made:
France, Europe
Date:
1922
Topic:
African American  Search this
Military  Search this
World War I  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Gina R. McVey, Granddaughter
Object number:
2011.108.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Awards and Medals
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5890899f8-fe87-4310-8220-9c311a599fbf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.108.3
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Banner used at Public Enemy performances

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Subject of:
Public Enemy, American, founded 1982  Search this
Medium:
acrylic paint on synthetic fiber
Dimensions:
H x W: 106 × 218 in. (269.2 × 553.7 cm)
Type:
banners
Date:
ca. 1992
Topic:
African American  Search this
Hip-hop (Music)  Search this
Rappers (Musicians)  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Public Enemy
Object number:
2011.33.5
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd51073e5e9-296e-46e5-9b9d-2d4fb4582984
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.33.5

1836 H. S. Pieced and Quilted Pillowcase

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton, linen (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 29 in x 18 in; 74 cm x 46 cm
Object Name:
Pillow Case, Quilted
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Brockton
Date made:
1836
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Mrs. Robert B. Stephens
ID Number:
1989.0712.04.01
Catalog number:
1989.0712.04.01
Accession number:
1989.0712
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Textiles
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b5-269b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556220
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American Woolen Co. Australian wool, sample, 1912

Maker:
American Woolen Company  Search this
National and Providence Worsted Mills  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Object Name:
fabric sample
Place made:
United States: Rhode Island, Sandhill Brook
United States: Rhode Island, Providence
Date made:
1912
Credit Line:
Gift of American Woolen Company
ID Number:
TE.T00282.000
Catalog number:
T00282.000
TE.T00282.000
Accession number:
54882
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
American Textile Industry
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4a3545cc3-a320-44a6-8dc8-b52769991384
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2024617

American Woolen Co. Mackina Cloth sample, 1912

Maker:
National and Providence Worsted Mills  Search this
Physical Description:
wool (overall material)
Object Name:
fabric sample
Date made:
1912
ID Number:
TE.T00283.000
Catalog number:
TE.T00283.000
T00283.000
Accession number:
54882
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
American Textile Industry
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng4c1df8878-53b3-4e85-a41a-cffd8ddfe380
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_2024706

Diana Austin's Sampler

Maker:
Austin, Diana  Search this
Physical Description:
linen (ground material)
silk (embroidery thread material)
Measurements:
overall: 15 in x 15 1/8 in; 38.1 cm x 38.4175 cm
Object Name:
embroidery, sampler
sampler
Date made:
1827
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Robert Reisner
ID Number:
TE.T14276
Catalog number:
T14276
Accession number:
276184
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Samplers
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-ac2b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_639608
Online Media:

quilt piece

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 8 in x 8 in; 20.32 cm x 20.32 cm
Object Name:
Quilt Piece
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1850-1875
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. John H. Murray
ID Number:
TE.T18417.000
Catalog number:
T18417.000
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-404a-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_640605

1800 - 1825 Nine-patch Variation Block

Maker:
unknown  Search this
Physical Description:
thread, cotton (overall material)
fabric, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 10 in x 10 in; 25 cm x 25 cm
Object Name:
Quilt Block
Place made:
United States
Date made:
1800-1825
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
ID Number:
1985.0376.07
Catalog number:
1985.0376.07
Accession number:
1985.0376
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Textiles
Domestic Furnishings
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c5c4-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556200

1840 - 1860 Catherine Byer's Pieced and Appliqued Quilt

Maker:
Byers, Catherine  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 95 in x 93 in; 240 cm x 236 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Chambersburg
Date made:
1840-1860
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Dr. Grace Fox
ID Number:
1980.0253.01
Catalog number:
1980.0253.01
Accession number:
1980.0253
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-ce53-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556172
Online Media:

Apron

Physical Description:
cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 106 cm x 114 cm; 41 3/4 in x 44 7/8 in
Object Name:
apron
Place made:
United States: California
Date made:
ca 1940
1935-1945
Subject:
Latino  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Anna Bermudez
ID Number:
2006.0236.04
Catalog number:
2006.0236.04
Accession number:
2006.0236
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Home and Community Life: Domestic Life
Food
Cultures & Communities
Family & Social Life
FOOD: Transforming the American Table 1950-2000
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746ac-0552-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1322194
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Prayer rug owned by Imam W.D. Mohammed

Manufactured by:
Unidentified  Search this
Owned by:
Imam Warith Deen Mohammed, American, 1933 - 2008  Search this
Medium:
yarn with thread, cloth, plastic and metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D (with fringe): 47 1/4 × 25 7/8 × 3/16 in. (120 × 65.7 × 0.5 cm)
H x W x D (without fringe): 40 3/4 × 25 7/8 × 3/16 in. (103.5 × 65.7 × 0.5 cm)
Place made:
Frankfurt, Hesse, Germany, Europe
Date:
1980s
Topic:
African American  Search this
Faith  Search this
Identity  Search this
Men  Search this
Prayer  Search this
Religion  Search this
Religious rituals and ceremonies  Search this
Worship services  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Laila Muhammad, Daughter of Imam W. Deen Mohammed
Object number:
2015.133.1
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd59290749c-74af-4446-899c-7f4c954fe0ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2015.133.1

1885 - 1886 Harriet Powers's Bible Quilt

Quilter:
Powers, Harriet  Search this
Physical Description:
fabric, cotton (overall material)
thread, cotton (overall material)
filling, cotton (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 75 in x 89 in; 191 cm x 227 cm
Object Name:
quilt
Object Type:
Bible quilts
quilts
Date made:
1885-1886
Subject:
Quilting  Search this
African American  Search this
Bible  Search this
Holy Family  Search this
Adam and Eve  Search this
Satan  Search this
Jesus Christ  Search this
Crucifixion  Search this
Last Supper  Search this
Related Publication:
Nation of Nations, A
National Museum of American History. Treasures of American History online exhibition
Related Web Publication:
http://americanhistory.si.edu/treasures
Credit Line:
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. H M. Heckman
ID Number:
TE.T14713
Catalog number:
T14713
Accession number:
283472
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Home and Community Life: Textiles
National Treasures exhibit
Religion
Textiles
Quilts
Exhibition:
Discovery and Revelation
Exhibition Location:
National Museum of American History
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a3-c929-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_556462

Textile made by the Ibo Jewish Community in Nigeria

Created by:
Unidentified  Search this
Received by:
Rabbinit Miriam Funnye, American  Search this
Subject of:
Beth Shalom B'nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation, American, founded 1984  Search this
Medium:
cloth, dye
Dimensions:
L x W: 215 1/2 × 44 3/4 in. (547.4 × 113.7 cm)
Type:
textiles
Place made:
Owerri, Imo State, Nigeria, West Africa, Africa
Place used:
Chicago, Cook County, Illinois, United States, North and Central America
Date:
2001
Topic:
African American  Search this
Africa  Search this
Black Hebraic religions  Search this
Judaism  Search this
Religion  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture; Gift of Rabbi Capers Funnye and the Beth Shalom B’nai Zaken Ethiopian Hebrew Congregation
Object number:
2011.88.2
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Textiles
Religious and Sacred Objects
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5b67fecb3-27ea-40b4-8053-a2c54a301e5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2011.88.2

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