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Cheney Brothers Printed "Cinderella Silk", "Floral Sport" design, 1917

Cheney Brothers Printed "Cinderella Silk", "Floral Sport" design, 1917

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A length of Cheney Brothers printed "Cinderella Silk", "Floral Sport" design, 1917. A lightweight fabric with a crepey finish. Design No. 65398, "Floral Sport." Color No. 381/1. Spaced, non-directional floral motifs of two roses with green leaves on a ground of wide blue and black stripes. "Cheney Silks" label stamped in gold on bottom cut edge. (W. 41 in. L. 36 in.) [NB - the photograph has a yellow cast, making it look brown and gray]
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)
blue, black (overall color)
pinks (overall color)
green (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 41 in; 91.44 cm x 104.14 cm
ID Number
TE.T3666
accession number
60888
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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