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Skein of Cheney Brothers Silk Twist Yarn, 1913

Skein of Cheney Brothers Silk Twist Yarn, 1913

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Cheney Brothers twisted silk yarn. Silk. White. 1 skein. 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 "Cheney Brothers Size 150/1 Stock Reg Quality C Twist 22" on object tag
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
silk yarn
silk skein
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 in x 9 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm x 22.86 cm
ID Number
TE.T00163
accession number
55080
catalog number
T163
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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