Cheney Brothers printed faille tie silk, 1925

Description:

A sample length of Cheney Brothers printed faille tie silk, 1925. A lightweight warp-faced plain weave ribbed silk, in dark blue, with a printed design of diagonal bands made up of multicolor dots in a speckled effect: bands alternate predominatly white with predominantly red. The other print colors are light blue, yellow, green, and gray. Lighter weight faille than TE*T05145 from the same manufacturer. (W. 24 in., L. 36 in.) Pattern #257. Com.#5113.

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

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

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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T05147.000Catalog Number: T05147.000Accession Number: 87434

Object Name: tie silkfabric length

Physical Description: silk (overall material)warp-face plain weave; cylinder- printed (overall production method/technique)blue; red; green; gold; white (overall color)Measurements: overall: 36 in x 24 in; 91.44 cm x 60.96 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-d0a9-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_638728

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