Cheney Brothers Printed Novelty "Zantine Silk", 1917

Description (Brief):

Full width sample length of Cheney Brothers printed "Zantine Silk", 1917. Plain weave, soft and drapey fabric. Allover "conventionalized Egyptian" modernist-inspired imbricated geometric design in lavender, blue, green, tan, brown, dark red, and navy blue. (W. 32 in., L. 8 in.) Mfr. # 56238. Small sample cut (.00B; 8" x 32") also in collection.

Date Made: 1917

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 Silks, Cheney Brothers, Textiles


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T03853.00ACatalog Number: T03853.00AAccession Number: 61753

Object Name: printed silkfabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)plain weave; cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)blue (overall color)purple (overall color)green (overall color)brown (overall color)red (overall color)tan (overall color)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm


Record Id: nmah_638704

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