Cheney Brothers Silk & Gold Tinsel Brocade, 1925

Cheney Brothers Silk & Gold Tinsel Brocade, 1925

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Description (Brief)
One length and one sample cut of Cheney Brothers silk and metal thread dress goods, gold tinsel brocade. Piece dyed, figured fabric #15340, made with silk warp; silk and tinsel filling. Origin of tinsel jacquard design #7453/4380: Chinese pattern in tinsel with wreaths and characters on peach satin ground. Color Peach. Wholesale $8 per yard. A- (W. 40 in., L. 4 yds.); B- (W. 32 in., L. 6 in.)
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Object Name
dress silk
fabric lengths
Date made
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
metal thread (overall material)
gold tinsel brocade (overall style)
jacquard; compound weave; piece-dyed (overall production method/technique)
overall: 144 in x 40 in; 365.76 cm x 101.6 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Cheney Brothers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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