Two bobbins of silk weaving yarn; Cheney Brothers, 1913


Two bobbins of silk weaving yarn; Cheney Brothers, 1913. White. On shuttle bobbins. (2 bobbins, L. 5 in.) Part of gift illustrating all the steps in making silk textiles at the Cheney Brothers mill in South Manchester, CT. Sales offices: 4th Ave. and 18th St., New York City

Date Made: 1913

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Co. Hq: United States: New York, New YorkPlace Made: United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, American Silks, Cheney Brothers


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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00153Accession Number: 55080Catalog Number: T153

Object Name: process samples, silksilk yarn

Measurements: overall: 4 7/8 in x 13/16 in; 12.3825 cm x 2.06375 cmoverall: 5 in; 12.7 cm


Record Id: nmah_1827687

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