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37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902)

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902) - Click Americana

Assorted vintage prints and patterns Cotton prints — chrome mordant colors, slop…

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902

Cotton printing (mordant colors and benzidine colors). From New York Public Library Digital Collections.

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902)

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902

Cotton printing (alumina mordant dyestuffs discharged with oxidising agents or with citric acid).

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902)

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902

Cotton prints (chrome mordant colours, slop padded and discharged with oxidising agents).

1941 catalogue dresses

Finding fabric that's appropriate for your garment is probably easier than you might think!

Sample Book, ca. 1857 Green cloth bound volume of 1,823 samples of printed cottons mounted on paper. Title page marked "A1857." Many samples of miniature geometric and floral patterns and combinations of both forms. Larger pattern with border designs and warp stripes. Cooper-Hewitt Museum

Green cloth bound volume of samples of printed cottons mounted on paper. Title page marked Many samples of miniature geometric and floral patterns and combinations of both forms. Larger pattern with border designs and warp stripes.

colorful cotton prints, Simpson's Fall and Winter catalog 1945-46

colorful cotton prints, Simpson's Fall and Winter catalog one of these would be perfect to patch my blue quilt.

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902)

37 vintage colored clothing fabrics (1902

Cotton printing (chrome mordant dyestuffs, slop padded, printed and discharged with oxidising agents).

1863-1868 NOTE: GREEN, PURPLE, BLUE AND RED all could fade to brown over the years, so these swatches may not look like the originals at all. Use these as guides for print patterns, rather than colors.

I believe these are madder dyed fabrics = another pinner NOTE: GREEN, PURPLE, BLUE AND RED all could fade to brown over the years, so these swatches may not look like the originals at all. Use these as guides for print patterns, rather than colors.

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