Four spools of Cheney Brothers dyed silk yarn for weaving, 1913

Description (Brief):

Four spools of Cheney Brothers dyed silk yarn for weaving, 1913. Different colors. 4 cylinders, 3/4 in. Dia., L. 3-1/4 in. 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: v1913

Maker: Cheney Brothers

Location: Currently not on view

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

Web Subject: Textile Processing and Production


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


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Credit Line: Gift of Cheney Brothers

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T00172.000Catalog Number: T00172.000Accession Number: 55080Catalog Number: T172

Object Name: yarn, silksilk yarn samples

Physical Description: silk (overall material)Measurements: overall: 3 1/4 in x 3/4 in; 8.255 cm x 1.905 cmoverall: 3 1/4 in x 1 5/8 in x 1 5/8 in; 8.255 cm x 4.1275 cm x 4.1275 cm


Record Id: nmah_648559

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