Cheney Brothers Printed Silk "Showerproof Foulard", 1913

Description (Brief):

Sample length of a Cheney Brothers Printed Silk "Showerproof Foulard" border design dress silk, 1913. Dark blue ground with printed wisteria border design: thin white vines and flower clusters in shades of light orange (peach) with green leaves; denser and larger near the center and smaller and sparser near the selvage edge.. (36" L x 44 in. W)

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.T00066Catalog Number: T00066.000Accession Number: 55080

Object Name: dress silkfabric lengthprinted silk

Physical Description: silk (overall material)blue, peach, white, green (overall color)border print (overall style)wisteria (overall pattern)twill weave, discharge-printed (overall production method/technique)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 44 in; 91.44 cm x 111.76 cm


Record Id: nmah_624500

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