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Cheney Brothers Silk Printed Silver Tinsel Brocade, 1925

Cheney Brothers Silk Printed Silver Tinsel Brocade, 1925

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Description
Three lengths (A-C) of Cheney Brothers silk and metal thread jacquard-woven dress goods: Printed silver tinsel brocade. Jacquard-woven figured fabric #14977 made with silk warp; silk and tinsel filling. Origin of tinsel jacquard design #7437/2517/7: Overprinted with Chinese inspired design, colors of red, light and dark blue, and green on light ground. Wholesale $10.50 per yard. a- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.); B- (32 in., L. 7 in); C - (W. 40 in., L. 120)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
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.T05138.000
accession number
87434
catalog number
T05138.000
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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