Cheney Brothers Printed Silk, "Mysore", 1925


A length of a Cheney Brothers printed silk dress or curtain fabric, "Mysore.". A plain weave, drapey fabric made with tussah silk warp and weft. Printed with an allover Persian and Chinese influenced design with lions, pomegranates and vases with kissing peacocks (#67202) in blues, pink, orange, and green on natural tussah-colored ground. Style #3831/1. Wholesaled for $1.45 per yd. (W. 32 in., L. 36 in.)

Date Made: 1925

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T05126.000Catalog Number: T05126.000

Object Name: printed silkfabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)plain weave; printed (overall production method/technique)blue; pink; orange; green; colorless (overall color)Measurements: overall: 1 yd x 32 in; .9144 m x 81.28 cm


Record Id: nmah_638725

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