Cheney Brothers Border Print Satin-striped Voile, 1913

Description (Brief):

Sample length of a Cheney Brothers border printed satin-striped silk voile, 1913. Sheer plain weave with satin weave stripes in the warp direction, varying widths. Over-printed border design oreinted along one selvage, of wild roses (full-blown and buds); lighter colored and smaller band close to the center, the roses get larger and more deeply colored nearer to the selvage edge. White ground; floral pattern is in shades of pink to red, green, blue-gray, and yellow. (W. 50 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

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Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00069Catalog Number: T00069.000Accession Number: 55080

Object Name: dress silkfabric lengthprinted silk

Physical Description: silk (overall material)white, pinks, greens, blue-gray, reds (overall color)plain weave, satin weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)border print, roses (overall pattern)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 50 in; 91.44 cm x 127 cm


Record Id: nmah_624201

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