Franz Hüttner Weaving Album 1902-1904

Creator
Hüttner, Franz
Size
1 volume
Location

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Call number
MC 00377

Franz Hüttner was likely a student or instructor at a weaving school in Zwittaü, Moravia, around the turn of the 20th century.

The album is a workbook of weaving patterns and fabric samples kept in 1902-1904. Includes an introduction and descriptions of the patterns. All text is handwritten in German.

Biographical/historical note

It is assumed that Franz Hüttner attended or taught at a royal technical school for weaving in the industrial city of Zwittau, Moravia, then a German province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire, later part of the Czech Republic.

Scope/content

A sophisticated album or workbook of textile weaving patterns and resulting fabric samples kept in 1902-1904 by Franz Hüttner. A handwritten introduction, including Hüttner's signature, is followed by 43 sheets with 273 mounted and precisely drawn patterns in red and black on intricate grids, and 45 mounted fabric samples produced following the patterns. Facing each plate is handwritten German text, providing a description of the patterns. A pencil sketch of a weaving machine is also included in the back cover. The album itself was produced in Vienna.

Arrangement

1 volume

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Franz Hüttner Weaving Album, MC 00377, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Source of acquisition

Purchased January 2003.

Processing information

Processed by Terra Kridler

Encoded by Terra Kridler

Album 1902-1904
Volume 1

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Preferred Citation

[Identification of item], Franz Hüttner Weaving Album, MC 00377, Special Collections Research Center, North Carolina State University Libraries, Raleigh, NC

Use of these materials

The nature of the NCSU Libraries' Special Collections means that copyright or other information about restrictions may be difficult or even impossible to determine despite reasonable efforts. The NCSU Libraries claims only physical ownership of most Special Collections materials.

The materials from our collections are made available for use in research, teaching, and private study, pursuant to U.S. Copyright law. The user must assume full responsibility for any use of the materials, including but not limited to, infringement of copyright and publication rights of reproduced materials. Any materials used for academic research or otherwise should be fully credited with the source.