Bobbin holding silk roving, Cheney Brothers, 1913

Bobbin holding silk roving, Cheney Brothers, 1913

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Bobbin holding silk roving, Process sample. Cheney Brothers, 1913. White. (1 bobbin, 3-1/4 in. Dia., L. 8 in.) Part of gift illustrating all the steps in making silk textiles at the Cheney Brothers mill in South Manchester, CT. Sales offices: 4th Ave. and 18th St., New York City
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
process sample, silk
silk roving
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Measurements
overall: 8 1/8 in x 3 1/2 in; 20.6375 cm x 8.89 cm
ID Number
TE.T00151
accession number
55080
catalog number
T151
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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