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Cheney Brothers Novelty "Brokado Krepe", 1925

Cheney Brothers Novelty "Brokado Krepe", 1925

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Description (Brief)
Cheney Brothers novelty silk fabric length, "Brokado Krepe".. An all silk, satin figured crepe dress and lining fabric (#17894). Cubist design. Crepe rectangles set at diagonals on a satin ground. All rust red ("Henna"). Wholesale $5.25 per yard. Cheney Silks stamped in gold in the corner of the sample. (W. 39/40 in., L. 4 yds.) Com. #6347; Style #7419/4401
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Object Name
dress silk
fabric length
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
rust (dark orange red) (overall color)
satin weave; crepe weave; Jacquard; piece dyed (overall production method/technique)
overall: 4 yd x 40 in; 3.6576 m x 101.6 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
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