Cheney Brothers Printed "Sweetbriar" Silk "Toadstools" design, 1917

Description (Brief):

A sample length of Cheney Brothers printed silk, tradename "Sweetbriar". Lightweight plain weave fabric. Design No. 51780, "Lattice and Toad Stool." Color No. 6026/4. Printed with pattern of toadstools - clumps of three, with tufts of grass, in half drop repeat. Browns, purple, and green against a black on white wavy squared lattice ground. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.)

Date Made: 1917

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South ManchesterSold: United States: New York, New York

See more items in: Home and Community Life: Textiles, American Silk Industry


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T3660Accession Number: 60888

Object Name: fabric lengthprinted silk

Physical Description: silk (overall material)plain weave, printed (overall production method/technique)white (overall color)black (overall color)brown (overall color)purple (overall color)green (overall color)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm


Record Id: nmah_1842737

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