AR.00030 Nellie Dunton Embroidery Designs

Collection, MOIFA.AR.00030
This collection has not been processed, and no finding aid is available. Nellie Dunton, wife of artist William ‘Buck’ Dunton, studied and sketched design patterns found on Spanish Colonial colchas. In 1935 she published a portfolio of hand-colored plates, The Spanish Colonial Ornament and the Motifs Depicted in the Textiles of the Period of the American Southwest, which was instrumental in the colcha revival.
1930s Bulk date(s)
Conditions Governing Access
Contact the Bartlett Library and Archives at the Museum of International Folk Art (505-476-1210) for further information.
Museum of International Folk Art Archives (Nellie Dunton Embroidery Designs, AR.00030)
LOC Terms
Embroidery--Southwest, New [info:lc/authorities/subjects/sh93008866]
Geographic names
Related people
International Folk Art Foundation (describes); Bartlett Library and Archives (describes)