Cheney Brothers Printed Silk Satin, 1913

Cheney Brothers Printed Silk Satin, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of Cheney Brothers printed silk satin fabric. Japanese-inspired pattern of cherry blossom sprays in white, gray and pink on a lavender-pink ground with a variety of interspersed cartouche shapes, framing natural scenes of ducks, nesting bird with peonies, boat, and a lake/harbor scene with mountains in the distance. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
printed silk
fabric length
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)
satin weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
cherry blossom, Japonisme, cartouches and islands (overall pattern)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
TE.T00061
catalog number
T00061.000
accession number
55080
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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