Object Timeline

1905

  • Work on this object began.

1925

  • Work on this object ended.

1985

  • We acquired this object.

2015

2022

  • You found it!

Dyed Thread Swatches (USA)

This is a Dyed thread swatches. It was made for Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework (American, 1896–1926). It is dated ca. 1915 and we acquired it in 1985. Its medium is cotton, paper. It is a part of the Textiles department.

It is credited Gift of Margery B. Howe.

  • Spool Of Thread
  • cotton, conductive yarn.
  • Gift of Levi Strauss & Co. and Google Inc..
  • 5843.3.2017

Its dimensions are

H x W (a): 4 × 18.5 cm (1 9/16 × 7 5/16 in.) H x W (b): 4 × 19.5 cm (1 9/16 × 7 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Dyed Thread Swatches (USA); Made for Deerfield Society of Blue and White Needlework (American, 1896–1926) (United States); cotton, paper; H x W (a): 4 × 18.5 cm (1 9/16 × 7 5/16 in.) H x W (b): 4 × 19.5 cm (1 9/16 × 7 11/16 in.); Gift of Margery B. Howe; 1985-68-9-a,b

There are restrictions for re-using this image. For more information, visit the Smithsonian’s Terms of Use page.

For higher resolution or commercial use contact ArtResource.

If you would like to cite this object in a Wikipedia article please use the following template:

<ref name=CH>{{cite web |url=https://www-6.collection.cooperhewitt.org/objects/18805579/ |title=Dyed Thread Swatches (USA) |author=Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum |accessdate=29 September 2022 |publisher=Smithsonian Institution}}</ref>