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Cheney Brothers Printed Silver Tinsel Silk Brocade, 1925

Cheney Brothers Printed Silver Tinsel Silk Brocade, 1925

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One length and one sample cut of Cheney Brothers silk and metal thread dress goods (2 pieces). Printed silver tinsel brocade. Jacquard-woven figured fabric #14966, made with silk warp; silk and tinsel filling. Origin of tinsel jacquard design #7455/2518/9 : Overprinted with Chinese Buddha design in pinkish-red and medium blue on light ground. Wholesale $10.50 per yard. A- (W32 in., L. 4 in.); B- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dress silk
fabric lengths
Date made
1925
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
warp, silk (overall material)
filling, silk and tinsel (overall material)
silver tinsel brocade (overall style)
weaving (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 40 in; 101.6 cm
ID Number
TE.T05137.A-B
accession number
87434
catalog number
T05137.A-B
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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