Cheney Brothers Border Print Silk Satin, 1913

Cheney Brothers Border Print Silk Satin, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Sample length of a Cheney Brothers silk satin with a printed border design. The design is printed vertically along one selvage, for use as a border. Clematis flowers in alternating colors: light oranges with yellow-tan centers and black details, black and shades of gray with orange details, against a band of 'water' in shades of blue, with a dark blue field. (W. 30 in.,)
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Object Name
printed silk
fabric length
dress silk
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)
blues, black, grays, light oranges, tan (overall color)
border print (overall style)
clematis (overall pattern)
satin weave, cylinder printed (overall production method/technique)
overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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