Cheney Brothers Printed Satin-Striped Silk Marquisette, 1913

Cheney Brothers Printed Satin-Striped Silk Marquisette, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Sample length of a Cheney Brothers border print on satin-striped silk Marquisette, 1913. Silk. Printed 'Persian' (related to Kashmir shawl designs, with small paisley or buta motifs) design arranged in two columns, one along each selvage edge. Satin weave 7/16" wide stripes on an open plain weave ground. Dark blue field, pattern colors are pastel shades of green, pink, blue, with white, and a medium brown for details. Cheney Silks retail label glued to (W. 24 in., L. 36 in.)
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Object Name
dress silk
fabric length
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)
plain weave, satin weave (overall color)
border print (overall color)
cylinder printed (overall color)
overall: 36 in x 24 in; 91.44 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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