Cheney Brothers Silk "Jacquard Grenadine", 1913

Description (Brief):

Length of Cheney Brothers all silk jacquard-woven grenadine, 1913. A Japanese-inspired pattern based on ultra lightweight summer kimono fabrics. Small repeating eight-petal floral crest design within an ogee grid on an open plain weave ground with plain weave flowers. Color: a muted golden yellow. Imitation gauze weave. (W. 30-1/2 in., L. 36 in.)

Date Made: 1913

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South ManchesterAssociated Place: United States: New York, New York City

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.T00096Catalog Number: T00096.000Accession Number: 55080

Object Name: furnishing fabricjacquard silkfabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Jacquard-woven, compound weave (overall production method/technique)gold (overall color)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 30 1/2 in; 91.44 cm x 77.47 cm


Record Id: nmah_624474

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