Cheney Brothers Printed Silk Frisons, 1913

Description (Brief):

Length of Cheney Brothers printed silk frisons fabric. Plain weave with thick, irregular, slubbed spun silk weft. Printed with modernist design of irregular, multi-color spots in saturated Fauve colors: purple, red, yellow, blue, and green on light brown background. 6"x 8" sample cut from corner of sample. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.) Com. 3755; No. 77361; Color 3724/2.

Date Made: 1913

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T01031.000Catalog Number: T01031.000

Object Name: printed silkfabric length

Physical Description: spun silk (overall material)plain weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)blue (overall color)purple (overall color)yellow (overall color)red (overall color)brown (overall color)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm


Record Id: nmah_624449

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