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Cheney Brothers silk casement cloth, 1951

Cheney Brothers silk casement cloth, 1951

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Description
A length of green, Cheney Brothers silk casement cloth (lightweight window curtain fabric). A midweight, drapey plain weave, ribbed with larger weft than warp. Some slubs in the weft. Piece dyed kelly green. Dark residue from adhesive or tape is present on the edge of the fabric. A Cheney Brothers logo retail tag is stapled to corner of fabric length. (W. 50 in., L. 144 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Fabric Length
furnishing fabric
Date made
1951
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
green (overall color)
casement cloth (overall style)
open plain weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 144 in x 50 in; 365.76 cm x 127 cm
ID Number
TE.T10938.000
accession number
190958
catalog number
T10938.000
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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