Painted textile design (point paper), Cheney Brothers, 1913, 8 sheets

Painted textile design (point paper), Cheney Brothers, 1913, 8 sheets

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Painted point papers for jacquard-woven textile design, Cheney Brothers, 1913, on 8 sheets. Painted design on square graphed paper for T-1050, called a "Tapestry" furnishing fabric. Island design with exotic blossoms, sailboats. Blues and yellow-gold. Mfrs. #s: Com.4765; Style 3408. Point papers were used to plot a design out for cutting the cards for Jacquard-loom-woven textiles.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
textile design
point paper
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
ID Number
TE.T01049.A-H
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
subject
Textile Processing and Production
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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