Silk sample; B.F. Second draft lap; Cheney Brothers, 1913


Cheney Brothers B. F. second draft lap. Silk. After the first draft silk is taken out. 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

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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00139.000Catalog Number: T00139.000Accession Number: 55080Catalog Number: T139

Object Name: silk samplesilk fiber sample

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 3/4 in x 10 1/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 9.525 cm x 25.7175 cm x 16.1925 cm


Record Id: nmah_648540

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