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F. Schumacher & Co.



  • Existence: 1889-ongoing

F. Schumacher & Co., founded in 1889, a firm for both imported and domestic home furnishing textiles. In 1923, F. Schumacher & Co. established Waverly to introduce their fabrics to the American market.

Selected Bibliography: “About Us.” Waverly, Inc., Accessed 8 Nov 2017.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Joann Nelsen Collection

Identifier: nysidar_2016_01
Scope and Contents Materials in this collection are mainly visual and consist of hand painted designs created by surface designer Joann Nelsen from the 1970s - 1990s. The collection also contains a small amount of correspondence, business papers, ephemera and photographs related to both her early career as a fine artist as well as her later career as a textiles and wallcoverings designer.