Skein of Raw Silk, Manchuria, Cheney Brothers, 1913

Description (Brief):

Skein of Raw Silk, Manchuria, Cheney Brothers, 1913. 1 skein. Part of gift illustrating all the steps in making silk textiles at the Cheney Brothers mill in South Manchester, CT. Sales offices: 4th Ave. and 18th St., New York City

Date Made: 1913

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: New York, New YorkUnited States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester

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


Exhibition Location:

Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00114.000Catalog Number: T00114.000Accession Number: 55080Catalog Number: T114

Object Name: silk skein

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 in x 2 in x 10 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm x 26.67 cm


Record Id: nmah_648536

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