cotton

c.1910

This pillow sham had been stitched to a backing at one time, but was cut free from the backing before becoming part of the collections of the Oakland Museum of California. Stencilled or painted a...

Square printed cloth on white fabric. It is called "protective cloth" to protect the wearer from evils, including bullets. It has a center mandorla with five Buddhas. Around it are other figures,...

1970

Square cotton flag, blue with a large peace sign at the center in white. Top side is selvedge, other sides are cut and unstitched.

c. 1968

Rectangular banner, made of white cotton, handprinted in blue ink "God Bless Our Men in Viet Nam." It has a border around it made of red and white stripped cotton fabric with a red, blue, white...

1920s-1930s

Pillowcase is white plain weave cotton, machine printed with an image of two gray puppies in a window with peach color bows around their necks. At either side are aqua blue curtains, and below...

1920s-1930s

Pillowcase is white cotton plain weave, with a blue bias tape edging. On the front side is a machine printed, cartoon image of two puppies wearing bows around their necks. One is playing the...

c.1855-1860

This handmade doll dress of tan colored cotton has a small geometric print in black; small squares have negative print circles within them, separated by tiny solid black squares. The bodice has...

c. 1971

Dress with mini length skirt, by White Duck Workshop, of orange colored cotton. The yoke features diagonally pieced cloth (cotton, velveteen). Although the long sleeves are set in, there is a...

c. 1974-1978

This mini length dress, with long sleeves, was purchased at the White Duck Workshop. The dress is made of magenta colored cotton with accent areas of Guatemalan jaspe appliqued at the yoke and...

2002

Blue denim women's jeans are embellished with many fancy details. Almost the entire proper left leg is covered by a cotton plain weave applique featuring the painted image of an Indian woman and...

2000

This quilt block was entered in the School Quilt Block Competition for students in grades K-12 in Alameda County; the deadline was March 17, 2000. This winning piece was exhibited in "Fabrications...

c. 1970-1985

Skirt, made from two rectangular pieces. One piece, the waist band, is 5 .75" wide and is made of natural color cotton (?) with two decorative stripes running with the selvedges at either...

c.1910-1923

This woman's cap was designed for work (to protect one's hair from dust, or perhaps to keep hair under control and out of food being prepared). The crown of this cap is a cotton plaid; white...

c.1910-1923

This apron appears never to have been worn. It would have been worn by a woman for work, probably at home. It is designed to be a full length apron, "Hoover" style, sleeveless, buttons...

1941-1945

A: Tan bag of cotton with matching leather straps. On the outer flap is printed "Oakland Defense Coun Room City Hall, Oakland . . . Californ , 45" (This was probably intended to read: "...

USA
c.1900

This is a package (wrapped with two pieces of cream colored paper with two rows of three stripes each of blue) of eleven plain weave white neckties. The ends are mitered and machine stitched, the...

USA
c.1900

This is a package (wrapped with a single piece of cream colored paper with two rows of three stripes each of magenta, written in pencil "L78/61 25 c [cents] doz.") of five plain weave white...

2008

T-shirt, white, knitted of 100% cotton, short sleeves and no side seams. Printed in small type over the left front breast is "Vote No On Prop 8" in blue. The center of the "o" in "No" looks like...

2002

T-shirt is pale green, knitted cotton and tencel blend, with boat neckline and little sleeves. 60% tencel, 40% cotton. Size S. Manufacturer's hang tags still attached to label at center back...

1994

White cotton knit T-shirt given to people who joined the museum in celebration of its 25th anniversary. Printed on the front in black: "25 Years, The Oakland Museum of California", printed in...

2001

This "onesie" (called that because it is one, a single garment that serves as T-shirt and underpants) is made of peach colored cotton that has been dip dyed, ombred from peach color ro pale orange...

2001

This "onesie" (called that because it is one, a single garment that serves as T-shirt and underpants) is made of pink knitted cotton that has been dip dyed, ombred from pink to rose color to a...

2001

This "onesie" (called that because it is one, a single garment that serves as T-shirt and under pants) is made of white cotton that has been dip dyed, ombred from white to pale yellow to yellow to...

c.1968-1970

This garment is made from border printed cloth (comes printed with a yoke, meant to be the neckline, and border printes meat to edge the "sleeves" and hem). The garment is stitched...

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