Enlarged textile design for pantograph plates; Cheney Brothers, 1916


Enlarged textile design for pantograph plates; Cheney Brothers, 1916. Enlarged version of floral design T2831, used for transferring the designs to the pantograph plates. Design for a printed FLorentine silk, T2834. 6 specimens, Dimesnions listed as 19.5" x 29" and 19" x 26". Set includes the original design T2831, and the pantograph plates, T2833 (6 specimens) used on the pantograph machine to transfer the design to the copper printing roller.

Depicting green, gray, red, purple, and blue striped floral motif. "#1176-#3 Plate" written in pencil along the top edge of the paper. Deliberate triangular shaped cut-outs in 6 places. Faint pencil sketching and grid lines in the background. "T 2832B" in the upper left corner of the verso: "T" and "B" written in pencil, "2832" stamped in black ink.

Date Made: 1916

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester

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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T02832.00BCatalog Number: T02832.00B

Object Name: textile design

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-7d02-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_644205

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