Cheney Brothers Printed Crepe de Chine, 1913

Cheney Brothers Printed Crepe de Chine, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Sample length of Cheney Brothers printed crepe de chine dress silk. Lightweight plain weave with crepe twist weft. Silk. Printed with pale stripes of rainbow tints. (W. 47 in., L. 1-1/2 yd.)
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Object Name
dress silk
fabric length
fabric sample
date made
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)
gradient stripes, rainbow (overall pattern)
plain weave; printed (overall pattern)
overall: 54 in x 24 in; 137.16 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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