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Cheney Brothers "Broche Pongee" dress silk, 1913

Cheney Brothers "Broche Pongee" dress silk, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of Cheney Brothers "Broche Pongee" dress silk, 1913. Broken twill weave with textured diagonal lozenge effect. All silk. Yarn dyed, white warp, Tan (light brown) weft. Color name: Champagne. Cheney silks retail label attached to sample with glue or adhesive (W. 36 in., L. 1-1/2 yd.)
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Currently not on view
Object Name
dress silk
fabric length
fabric sample
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
made at
United States: Connecticut, Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
tan (overall color)
broken twill weave, yarn-dyed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 54 in x 36 in; 137.16 cm x 91.44 cm
ID Number
TE.T00044
catalog number
T00044.000
accession number
55080
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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