Cheney Brothers Silk Printed Silver Tinsel Brocade, 1925

Description (Brief):

Two lengths and one sample cut of a figured jacquard-woven silk and metal thread fabric #46720, made with silk warp; silk and tinsel filling. Origin of tinsel jacquard design #7439/2507/8: Overprinted with a Chinese floral design, in Chinese colorings in 2 shades of blue, canary, mahogany. Wholesale $10.50 per yard. A- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.); B- (W. 40 in., L. 140 in.); C- (W. 32 in., L. 5 in.)

Date Made: 1925

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South ManchesterAssociated Place: United States: New York, New York City

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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T05139.ABCAccession Number: 87434Catalog Number: T05139.ABC

Object Name: fabric lengths

Physical Description: silk, metal thread (overall material)jacquard-woven; printed (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 40 in; 101.6 cm


Record Id: nmah_1161209

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