Samuel Eiseman & Co., jacquard figured silk and cotton fabric sample; 1915.

Samuel Eiseman & Co., jacquard figured silk and cotton fabric sample; 1915.

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Samuel Eiseman & Co., jacquard figured silk and cotton fabric sample; 1915. Jacquard figured dress silk. A cotton backed satin, having a silk warp and a combed cotton filling. Jacquard figured in a floral patttern. Length is 16 inches and the edges are frayed, cut unevenly. White ground with white floral design. The first material of its kind to be made in the state of New Hampshire.
Previous name of the company was Eiseman Bros. from 1881-1898. The trade name was – SECO – acronym for Samuel Eiseman & Co. It was a silk dress goods sales agency and converter, which also operated mills in New Hampshire. Goods were sold through the headquarters and sales offices in New York City. The company dissolved in the early 1930s. Founder - Samuel Eiseman
Founder - Samuel Eiseman
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Currently not on view
Object Name
Fabric Length
Fabric Sample
Date made
1915
maker
Samuel Eiseman & Co., Inc.
place made
United States: New Hampshire, Newmarket
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
cotton (overall material)
white (overall color)
jacquard woven, compound weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 16 in x 36 in; 40.64 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
TE.T02498.000
accession number
58159
catalog number
T02498.000
Credit Line
Gift of Samuel Eiseman
subject
American Textile Industry
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
American Silk Industry
American Textile Industry
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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