Stern & Pohly Silk Faille Ribbon Length, 1914

Stern & Pohly Silk Faille Ribbon Length, 1914

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Description (Brief)
Stern & Pohly Silk Faille Ribbon Length, 1914. Ribbon (narrow fabric) length: "Warp printed Faille". Silk warp and filling. Woven on Knowles Dobby loom. Variegated floral/leaf design in the center, with plain rose border. Considered by the manufacturer as "adaptable for sashes, girdles and hat trimmings."
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Object Name
Fabric Length
ribbon length
Date made
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
multi color (overall color)
rose border (overall color)
faille (overall style)
plain weave; warp-printed (overall production method/technique)
overall: 36 in x 12 in; 91.44 cm x 30.48 cm
ID Number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of the Stern & Pohly Company, 1914
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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