Cheney Brothers Printed Silk Satin, 1913

Description (Brief):

Length of Cheney Brothers printed silk satin fabric. Japanese-inspired pattern of cherry blossom sprays in white, gray and pink on a lavender-pink ground with a variety of interspersed cartouche shapes, framing natural scenes of ducks, nesting bird with peonies, boat, and a lake/harbor scene with mountains in the distance. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.)

Date Made: 1913

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New YorkUnited States: Connecticut, Manchester, South ManchesterMade At: United States: Connecticut, Manchester

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


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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00061Catalog Number: T00061.000Accession Number: 55080

Object Name: printed silkfabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)satin weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)cherry blossom, Japonisme, cartouches and islands (overall pattern)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm


Record Id: nmah_624197

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