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Textile construction patterns

 Collection
Identifier: 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

Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open for research.

Conditions Governing Reproduction and Use

Unpublished manuscripts are protected by copyright. All requests to publish, quote, or reproduce must be submitted through the Kenan Research Center.

Administrative/Biographical History

Historical information about this collection has not been determined.

Extent

4.25 linear ft. (four oversized boxes)

Language

English

Immediate Source of Acquisition

Gift, 1973, and subsequent additions
Title
Textile construction patterns
Author
Sue VerHoef
Description rules
Finding Aid Prepared According To Dacs
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding aid is written in English.

Repository Details

Part of the Kenan Research Center at the Atlanta History Center Repository

Contact:
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Atlanta GA 30305
404-814-4040