Cheney Brothers Silk Silver Tinsel Brocade, 1925


A set of four Cheney Brothers silk fabric lengths (A-D). Silk dress goods: silver tinsel Brocade. Piece dyed, JAcquard-woven figured fabric #15518, made with silk warp; silk and metallic tinsel filling. Original tinsel jacquard design #7439/4378: Chinese floral. Color: orchid. Wholesale $8.00 per yard. A- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.); B- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.); C- (W. 23.5 in., L. 11 in.); D- (W. 40 in., L. 120 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.T05140.A-DAccession Number: 87434Catalog Number: T05140.A-D

Object Name: dress silkfabric lengths

Physical Description: warp, silk (overall material)filling, silk and tinsel (overall material)silver tinsel brocade (overall style)weaving (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 40 in; x 101.6 cm


Record Id: nmah_1161211

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