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Cheney Silks Printed "Cinderella Silk", "Chine Floral" design 1917

Cheney Silks Printed "Cinderella Silk", "Chine Floral" design 1917

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Description (Brief)
A length of Cheney Brothers printed "Cinderella Silk" fabric. A lightweight plain weave fabric with a crepey finish. Design No. 71952, "Chine Floral". Color No. 449/3. The printed design is a faux warp-print with brown, yellow, black, pink, red, and blue flowers on a white ground. Groups of three flower heads in the darker shades are set in half drop repeat, with light colored 'shadow' flowers in the background (W. 41 in., L. 36 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
fabric length
printed silk
date made
1917
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
plain weave, printed (overall production method/technique)
brown (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
black (overall color)
blue (overall color)
pink, red (overall color)
white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 41 in; 91.44 cm x 104.14 cm
ID Number
TE.T3665
accession number
60888
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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