cotton

20th century

This is one in a series of 12 textiles by Dorothe Gould Pratt given to the Oakland Museum of California. Much of her textile work was done in and/or inspired by time she lived in Turkey. This...

20th century

This is one in a series of 12 textiles by Dorothe Gould Pratt given to the Oakland Museum of California. Much of her textile work was done in and/or inspired by time she lived in Turkey. This...

20th century

This is one in a series of 12 textiles by Dorothe Gould Pratt given to the Oakland Museum of California. Much of her textile work was done in and/or inspired by time she lived in Turkey. This...

20th century

This is one in a series of 12 textiles by Dorothe Gould Pratt given to the Oakland Museum of California. Much of her textile work was done in and/or inspired by time she lived in Turkey. This...

Lightning, Speedway Legend
2006

This is a pair of knitted cotton pajamas, size 8. A: The top has long sleeves and a round neck, both edged with a knitted red band. Printed in a full color all over pattern of the stripes and...

2006

This is a pair of knitted cotton pajamas, size 8. A: is the top, long sleeves, with a red knitted cotton band at the cuffs and around the neck. Printed on the front, in full color, are some of...

c.1860s

This is a pieced cotton quilt, made in Wisonsin by Cynthia Tibbets Wilder (mother of Henrietta Wilder Williams). Coming across the continent, Mrs. Wilder moved to California in the middle of the...

2004

Square cotton cloth, red, printed with images of Buddha. It is called "protective cloth" that protects the wearer form evils, including bullets. It is written in Khmer.

1939-1940

The towel is mint green, reverse white with jacquard design of stylized bridges in center surrounded by inscription. It was purchased at the California Cotton Mills exhibit in the Golden Gate...

1908-1920

Sunbonnet of blue and white window pane patterned printed cotton. There is no drawstring or ties to controll the curtain (piece at the nape.) The brim is machine-stitched in pattern of three rows...

c.1910

This long, tan cotton dress, with 3/4 length sleeves, is trimmed with sueded leather fringe down the sleeves and at the hem. Side seams are slit up approximately 8-9 inches. The hem fringe is...

1994

This T-shirt was presented to the collections in a light-hearted and informal staff meeting (the general museum staff) on Tuesday, November 8, 1994. Dennis explained that he got this shirt at the...

Leather
c. 2000

This jacket, titled "Leather" presents a visual history of gay leather bars (and bath houses) south of Market Street in San Francisco in the 1970s and early 1980s. The long sleeves are...

1988

Women's dress is light olive green color cotton, with a fine vertical stripe of ikat-, or resist-, dyed cotton threads, which are alternating natural color and mustard color. Dress has a...

2003

Men's chino trousers are tan cotton twill, with a fly-style front closure and pockets, by Banana Republic for 2003.

2003

T-shirt is oatmeal color knitted cotton jersey, with short sleeves, and says "Banana Republic" across the front in yellow lettering outlined in black which served as an early form of the logo for...

2003

Man's sports shirt is made of brown cotton knitted jersey, with seven brown buttons as a center front closure; one patch pocket at the proper left breast. Shirt has short sleeves and a...

ca. 1925

Used in community parades and other gatherings as well as hanging in the union hall, the banner was donated at this time because the union is merging with another and their name will change. The...

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.1967

Steward uniform composed of a jacket (a) and pants (b). The jacket is size 48, M, and is made of white cotton, short cut and tailored on the back; front and back come to a point. It has three...

1983

Baseball style T-shirt with white body and green sleeves, worn by Rafael Jes�s Gonz�lez during his imprisonment and at his release from Santa Rita (Alameda County Jail) for...

c. 1915-1920

Woman's woven plaid cotton shirtwaist in white, black and tan. The label, stitched at the nape reads: "A. Roth Co., Manufacturers, 1231-33 Nashland Ave, Chicago" and "Style,...

c.1980

The cups and saucers in this collection come from Della's Tea Cup Cafe, 7309 MacArthur Boulevard, Oakland, which was established in February, 1967. The cafe is noted for, and decorated with, a...

1920S

A: Quilt made of natural colored muslin (unbleached); all four of the edges are bound in green bias tape. Approximately six inches in from the edge is a slightly undulating border of appliqued...

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