"Kameo Krepe" solid coordinate for Mallinson's National Parks series

Piece dyed silk "Kameo Krepe". Closely woven crepe fabric similar in construction to crepe de chine. The H.R. Mallinson company was well known for introducing new textures and weave effects in its product line. These were the 'novelties' as opposed to fabrics such as Pussy Willow and Indestructible Voile, which were the company's staple products and remained in the line for years, even decades. This solid-color fabric coordinates with print colors used in the Mallinson National Park series of printed dress silks.
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Object Name
Fabric Length
Date made
H R Mallinson and Company, Incorporated
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
gray (overall color)
plain weave; crepe (overall production method/technique)
overall: 36 in x 39 1/2 in; 91.44 cm x 100.33 cm
place made
United States: New York, New York
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
American Silk Industry
American Silks
Mallinson's National Parks
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Mallinson's National Parks
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center
Credit Line
Gift of H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc.

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