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Cheney Brothers Silk Silver Tinsel Brocade, 1925

Cheney Brothers Silk Silver Tinsel Brocade, 1925

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Description
A set of four Cheney Brothers silk fabric lengths (A-D). Silk dress goods: silver tinsel Brocade. Piece dyed, JAcquard-woven figured fabric #15518, made with silk warp; silk and metallic tinsel filling. Original tinsel jacquard design #7439/4378: Chinese floral. Color: orchid. Wholesale $8.00 per yard. A- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.); B- (W. 40 in., L. 120 in.); C- (W. 23.5 in., L. 11 in.); D- (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
average spatial: 40 in; x 101.6 cm
ID Number
TE.T05140.A-D
accession number
87434
catalog number
T05140.A-D
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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