Cheney Brothers Border printed silk Voile, 1913

Description (Brief):

Sample length of Cheney Brothers border printed satiin-striped silk Voile, 1913. Sheer open plain weave with variable width satin stripes. Printed border in banded design inspired by Paisley and Kashmir shawls and near-eastern rugs - stylized geometric and flower forms in dull red, green, blue-gray, and black on pale blue. (W. 50 in., L. 36 in.) Possibly designed by Sophie Crownfield.

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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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00071Catalog Number: T00071.000Accession Number: 55080

Object Name: dress silkfabric lengthprinted silk

Physical Description: silk (overall material)white, dull red, green, blue (overall color)plain weave, satin weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)satin stripe voile (overall style)border print, paisley shawl inspired (overall pattern)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 50 in; 91.44 cm x 127 cm


Record Id: nmah_624202

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