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Textile crafts -- United States

Subject Source: Library of Congress Subject Headings

Found in 3 Collections and/or Records:

Helen K. Allen papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS858f
Scope and Content This collection contains personal and professional documents from Helen K. Allen's life. Included are a ticket stub from the Atlanta Food Show, a Stone Mountain donation stub, and a booklet commemorating ten years of the Fourth National Bank of Atlanta. The collection also includes a receipt from Davison-Paxon-Stokes Co., a letter from Belding-Heminway-Corticelli regarding the re-stocking of a textile machine, an order form for Myron E. Freeman & Bro. jewelers, and a ledger recording...
Dates: 1906-1966, undated

Laurel Horton's quilting and folk dance papers

Collection number: ahc.MSS1221
Scope and Contents This collection documents Laurel Horton’s research about quilting and textiles, particularly the Chattahoochee Country Dancers, later called the Chattahoochee Contra Dancers. In addition, it contains information documenting the quilting committees on which she served. Horton collected the bulk of this material researching the connection between quilting and dancing in Alaska, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and New York. Papers include field notes, book chapters she authored, essays, emails,...
Dates: 1979-2003, undated

Textile construction patterns

Collection number: ahc.MSS508
Scope and Content

This collection contains patterns, diagrams, instructions, and booklets pertaining to textile construction. Included are sewing, weaving, crochet, knitting, smocking, quilting, and applique patterns, as well as illustrations and instructions. Of particular interest is a "Guide to Ornamental Stitches," a handwritten manuscript accompanied by miniature samples of stitch, seam, and lace techniques.

Dates: 1893-1956, undated