Cheney Brothers Printed "Sweetbriar" Silk "Toadstools" design, 1917

Cheney Brothers Printed "Sweetbriar" Silk "Toadstools" design, 1917

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Description (Brief)
A sample length of Cheney Brothers printed silk, tradename "Sweetbriar". Lightweight plain weave fabric. Design No. 51780, "Lattice and Toad Stool." Color No. 6026/4. Printed with pattern of toadstools - clumps of three, with tufts of grass, in half drop repeat. Browns, purple, and green against a black on white wavy squared lattice ground. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.)
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Object Name
fabric length
printed silk
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
plain weave, printed (overall production method/technique)
white (overall color)
black (overall color)
brown (overall color)
purple (overall color)
green (overall color)
overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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