Silk fiber process sample; Fifth draft; Cheney Brothers, 1913

Description:

Silk fiber process sample. Cheney Brothers Fifth draft. Silk. White. B. C. fifth draft. Dresser. 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

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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00144.000Catalog Number: T00144.000Accession Number: 55080Catalog Number: T144

Object Name: silk process samplesilk fiber sample

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 2 1/2 in x 4 7/8 in x 14 in; 6.35 cm x 12.3825 cm x 35.56 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-dca6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_648538

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