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Textile collection

Textile collection

Descriptive Summary

Title: Textile collection
Creator: University of Georgia. College of Family and Consumer Sciences. Photographs
Inclusive Dates: 1820-2009
Language: English
Extent: 88 item(s)
Collection Number: HCTC016
Repository: Historic Clothing and Textile Collection

Collection Description

Historical Note

The collection includes examples of everyday and ceremonial dress from the 19th and 20th centuries. Highlights include a brown printed cotton dress from the 1830s, a man's beaver skin stove pipe hat from the early 19th century, a child's two-piece outfit from the 1880s, and a Mother Hubbard dress from the 1890s. Several 19th century wedding dresses, christening gowns, quilts and coverlets also make up the excellent collection. Other items of note include a woman's automobile duster, Edwardian dresses and skirts, 1920s flapper dresses, tailored women's suits from the 1940s, and paper dresses from the 1960s. The collection incorporates examples of ready-to-wear garments from leading American designers such as Claire McCardell, Pauline Trigere, Bill Blass, Mary McFadden, and Geoffrey Beene, and international designers Yves St. Laurent, Mariano Fortuny, and Sonia Rykiel. Also included in the inventory are a number of textiles and clothing pieces from around the world including Japan, Guatemala, Korea, Ecuador, Puerto Rico, and Thailand.


Administrative Information

Custodial History

This collection is a teaching collection that belongs to the College of Family and Consumer Science.

Preferred Citation

Textile collection, HCTC016, Historic Clothing and Textile Collection, College of Family and Consumer Sciences, University of Georgia.


Related Materials and Subjects

Subject Terms

Clothing and dress -- Georgia.
Textiles.

Series Descriptions and Folder Listing

 
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1820.102.4Coverlet - wool coverlet, brown and berry red check pattern; moth holes and worn places throughout, 1820-1829
 
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11840.68.36Coverlet: 30"x34"; summer/winter design; blue and beige; cotton warp and wool weft; woven, 1840-1849
 
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121850.66.7Quilt: hand made; 95 1/2 x 76 inches; each square has a flower motif of beige, green, brown, pink, yellow, and blue; 4 inch green and brown border around the outside of each square; backing is of same material; quarter inch cotton trim borders edges, 1850-1859
 
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11870.59.27Coverlet: handwoven wool and linen navy blue and natural colored coverlet, c. 1870; 89in x 97in, made in 3 sections sewn together; blue wool with natural linen; worn; used until the 1950s; checkered pattern, 1870-1879
 
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1890.0.78Fabric: long piece of decorative fabric; black with bands of wide black with a floral pattern; a band of net; a band of narrow black in 4 repeats, 1890-1899
 
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1870.164.5Fan: folding; ivory guard and sticks; engraved and painted pink and gold detail; lace; painted scene in the center of a man courting a woman; metal clasp closure, 1870-1879
 
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121890.30.49Cloth: Masonic emblem; white cotton; rectangular; oak leaf wreath of braid in center; bordered by machine stitched tucks on all sides; tucks cross each other at corners; muslin border added on two ends, 1890-1911
 
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51900.0.100Tablecloth: black; square; embroidery in one corner with floral detail, 1900-1909
 
51900.0.102Tablecloth: black; runner; all over floral lace detail; scalloped edges, 1900-1909
 
51900.0.103Tablecloth: black; mesh; netted; runner; lace floral detail on the ends; scalloped lace edges, 1900-1909
 
51900.0.104Tablecloth: large; triangular shaped; black; lace; scalloped edges; floral detailed, 1900-1909
 
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1900.0.154Lace: collars, cuffs and other items, 1900-1909
 
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171900.0.99Blanket: cream; crochet, 1900-1909
 
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41900.30.101abBlankets: two; large; ivory; square motif; crochet a) has fringe trim b) no trim, 1900-1909
 
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21Table scarf: circle; white; lace trimming, 1900-1909
 
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1850.0.15ab1900.59.9Table cloth: white; linen; bridge cloth; open stitch work border; faggotting between cloth and hem edge; 36-3/4 x 36-5/8 inches, 1900-1909
 
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111900.6.67Table cloth: white; cotton; hand crocheted; circular; tassels, 1900-1909
 
111900.6.68Table cloth: white; cotton; hand crocheted; circular; tassels, 1900-1909
 
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181900.72.141Trim: blue tatted , 1900-1909
 
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17Trim: black; beaded and chenille, 1900-1909
 
17Trim: Lace , 1900-1909
 
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11Tablecloth: white; cotton; hand crocheted; circular; tassels, 1900-1909
 
11Tablecloth: white; cotton; hand-crocheted; circular, 1900-1909
 
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1900.6.97Box of various lace pieces, 1900-1909
 
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121900.74.119Quilt: red and white; for crib; triangle patterns; red and white border; red binding, 1900-1909
 
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1860.138.131900.138.40Scrap: black; green stripe along the center; silk, 1900-1909
 
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51900.55.23Tablecloth: large; rectangular; black; crepe; runner; silk , 1900-1909
 
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1850.0.15ab1900.59.8abcdefgTable set: 7 piece; linen A) platter mat; B-C) 2 oblong mats; D,E.F) plate mats; all have scalloped edges ovecast with embroidery thread; embroidered flower and stem design with open work G) glass mat, 1900-1909
 
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12Quilt: red and white; crib quilt; triangle patterns; red and white border; red binding, 1900-1909
 
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1860.138.131910.138.26Trim: ivory; crocheted; lace; strip, 1916
 
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1900.72.11910.72.1Handkerchief: small; sqaure; open thread work around center edge; lace around outer edge; Mary E. Creswell written in ink on one side, 1910-1919
 
1900.72.11910.72.2Handkerchief: white; sqaure; cotton; white tatted circular edging; S. H. Creswell written in ink on one corner, 1910-1919
 
1900.72.11910.72.4Table cloth: sqaure; white; small; crocheted corners; flower design; crocheted edges, 1910-1919
 
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1920.0.302Piano Cover: square; floral embroidery on one side; long fringe that has been braided/woven into a pattern at the top; cream/light golden brown, 1920-1929
 
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13Quilt: ivory quilt with black, blue, purple and yellow line patterns throught; the year is stitched into a corner in ivory thread. Dr. Headrick found it in a "junk shop" in Corvallis, Oregon, 1921
 
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1930.0.62Fabric: rolled piece of velvet; off white/cream; salvage ends present around entire piece with fringe; cotton, 1930-1939
 
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1860.138.131930.138.17Handkerchief: turquoise handkerchief with pink lace border/trim; stained in the middle; square in shape, 1930-1939
 
1860.138.131930.138.19Handkerchief: pink; chiffon; lace on corners, 1930
 
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81930.140.2Fabric: oval shape; floral design; off-white; cotton; scalloped edge, 1930-1939
 
81930.150.10Fabric: pair of cream sleeve pattern pieces; lace trim; floral eyelet embroidery at center; one sleeve has scalloped edge on lace, 1930-1939
 
81930.150.11Sash: red striped; multicolored; silk , 1930-1939
 
81930.150.5Doily: white; rectangle; floral embroidery detail; scalloped lace trim , 1930-1939
 
81930.150.6Table cloth: small; white and red; runner; white woven fabric; floral details woven in; red stripes at each end with white details; white knotted fringe on each end, 1930-1939
 
81930.150.7Pillowcase: small; plain; cream; rectangular; 3 sides sewn , 1930-1939
 
81930.150.8Ribbon: long strip; white; lace/ribbon; scalloped eyelash edges around 3 sides; one end is rounded, the other has been cut; two blue stripes down the length of the piece in the center, in a feather stitched pattern, 1930-1939
 
81930.150.9Fabric: lace; scrap cut off sleeve cuff; rectangular shape; pattern is floral with stripes lengthwise; scalloped edges, 1930-1939
 
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101930.166.16Box: from "Around the World Shoppers Club" 71 Concord St. Newark 5, NJ Includes: Sample of Belgian lace, small phamplet abotu Bruges Belgium Pamphlet about Belgian lace and Reorder form, 1930-1939
 
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1900.72.11930.72.12Fabric: lace; pieces, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.11930.72.5Towel: white; cotton; handtowel; white flowers embroidered on one end; letter "C" in cursive script, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.11930.72.7Towel: white; damask; hand towel; scalloped edges; white wreath embroidered; cursive "C" in the middle of the wreath; cotton, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.11930.72.8Tablecloth: white; cotton; rectangular; small; white embroidered flowers on corners; edges are crocheted or tatted, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.11930.72.9Tablecloth: white; square; open thread work in four different designs and sizes around inner edges, 1930-1939
 
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101940.80.110Scarf: beige, 1940-1949
 
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61960.196.9Tablecloth: 7 cotton napkins (white) and 1 white tablecloth (matching set); 4 linen white napkins with 1 matching tablecloth; 2 tablecloths, 1 white 1 beige; 12 cotton napkins and 3 tablecloths; 2 white napkins with a brown flower design; total number of tablecloths: 7 Total number of napkins: 25, 1960-1969
 
61960.196.10Doilies: 21; crocheted or tatted; various shapes, sizes, and colors; off-white, 1960-1969
 
61960.196.11Tablerunner: two; 1 white and 1 beige/brown, 1960-1969
 
61960.196.12Tablecloth: two; lace; off-white color, 1960-1969
 
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81980.140.1Table runner: rectangular; grey and beige embroidery with thread and cutwork; 8 matching place mats, 1980-1989
 
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92000.199.83Blanket: large; crocheted from trash bags; black, white and red, 2000-2009
 
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2010.123.3Pillow: decoration of a man with long hair, glasses and a collared shirt; combination of beads and fabric patched are used to write PALS of Athens Musicians 2013; red heart divides the man and words; back is blue and white striped fabric; one of first pillows made by PALS of Athens Musicians, made by Dave Schools of Widespread Panic, 2013
 
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31900.37.5Fabric: fragment from belt/girdle; alternating bands of geometric motifs; natural warp and weft, 1900-1909
 
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1900.0.98Blanket: undyed cotton; loosely knit, 1900-1909
 
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92000.199.1Blanket: black; woven trash bags, 2000-2009
 
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81910.140.1Tablecloth: off white; woven, 1910-1919
 
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1900.72.11920.150.9Tablecloths: cotton; white and off-white; for small tables; seven; round an rectangle, 1920-1929
 
1900.72.1Tablecloth: square; white; small; crocheted corners; flower design and crocheted edges, 1910-1919
 
1900.72.1Towel: hand; white; damask; scalloped edges; white wreath embroidered with cursive C; cotton, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.1Tablecloth: white; square; open thread work in four different designs , 1930-1939
 
1900.72.1Tablecloth: white; cotton; rectangular; small; white, embroidered flowers; edges are crocheted or tatted, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.1Handkerchief: white; square; cotton; white tatted circular edging; S. H. Creswell written in ink on corner, 1910-1919
 
1900.72.1Miscellaneous lace and fabric pieces, 1930-1939
 
1900.72.1Towel: hand; white; cotton; white flowers and cursive C embroidered, 1930-1939
 
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171900.72.140Trim: collection of black, beaded and chenille trim, 1900-1909
 
171890.0.219Beads: envelope filled with small, black, cylindrical, decorative beads , 1890-1899
 
171900.72.138Trim: lace; for a dress or bodice, 1900-1909
 
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U.0.2Box of woven doll accessories
 
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1900.72.171900.72.45Fabric: multicolored strip; floral pattern and border, 1900-1909
 
1900.72.171900.72.31Reed hook for weaving, 1900-1909
 
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U.0.3Miscellaneous: necklaces, buttons, trinkets, hair and hat pins, pin cushions, bead trimmings, brooches, hair combs, lace trim, lace collars and cuffs, belt buckles, Demosthian badge, stockings, ring, curling iron, and beaded collar , 1800-2000
 
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171900.72.133Paper fashion cutouts; used by Mary or Edith Creswell, 1900-1909
 
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1900.72.171890.72.14Trim: black beaded; heavy; several sections, 1890-1899
 
1900.72.171920.72.34Trim: pink; beaded; fringe, 1920-1929
 
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281900.72.107Textile: cream; lace; trim; pleated lace bottom; with stripes, 1900-1909
 
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22000.199.49aCloth: green; striped, 2000-2009
 
22000.199.69Blanket: woven; trashbags; tan; red, 2000-2009
 
22000.199.47bCloth: gray, 2000-2009
 
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41900.30.100abPillowcases: 2; white; blue embroidered monogram; intials JJM; blue decorative stitching , 1900-1909
 
41900.30.102Blanket: blue; white damask embroidery; white tassels, 1900-1909
 
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31940.60.44Cloth: brown; tan; navy; swirl design, 1940-1949
 
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1930.227.6aee)Towel: from hotel; white; blue design; a) doilies; handkerchief, 1935
 
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1900.72.11910.72.3Doily: off white; square; lace cut out in the center, 1910-1919
 
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281900.72.106Trim: cream; lace; trim; sheer webbing; swirl motif; scalloped leaf motif, 1900-1909
 
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181880.0.27Box: brown; closed with twine; a) The National Garment Cutter Book of Diagrams of Goldsberry, Doran & Nelson Properties of Chicago Illinois; b) The National Garment Cutter Instruction Book; cover illustration with flowers and a depiction of WH Goldsberry; c) wooden stick with ornate detailing reading National Garment Cutter Curve d)A wooden measuring device held together with a gold metal panel labeled Patented Sept. 20 1881; e) 10 pale wooden measurement sticks, 1880-1889
 
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1950.30.1abTextile Art: Pair of needlepoint pictures; made by Mrs. Otie Sanders Sasser of Plant City, Florida; one picture depicts a man; one picture depicts a woman; both pictures on a dark red background , 1950-1959
 
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281900.72.115Textile: white, 1900-1909
 
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1910.0.254Fan: framed; floral painted detail on white silk; ivory stick and guard; carved detail on guard, 1870-1879
 
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1930.227.1efgPhotograph: e) bride and groom: f) bride: g)dried flower bouquet, 1930-1939
 
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180.0.0yTrim: lace; 2 hooks in bag with lace
 
181890.0.0zCard in envelope: front of card has angel holding letter that reads Forget Me Not; addressed to Miss Edith Creswell , 1890-1899
 
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0.0.0wBox of photographs