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Cheney Brothers Border Print Satin-striped Voile, 1913

Cheney Brothers Border Print Satin-striped Voile, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Sample length of a Cheney Brothers border printed satin-striped silk voile, 1913. Sheer plain weave with satin weave stripes in the warp direction, varying widths. Over-printed border design oreinted along one selvage, of wild roses (full-blown and buds); lighter colored and smaller band close to the center, the roses get larger and more deeply colored nearer to the selvage edge. White ground; floral pattern is in shades of pink to red, green, blue-gray, and yellow. (W. 50 in., L. 36 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
dress silk
fabric length
printed silk
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)
white, pinks, greens, blue-gray, reds (overall color)
plain weave, satin weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
border print, roses (overall pattern)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 50 in; 91.44 cm x 127 cm
ID Number
TE.T00069
catalog number
T00069.000
accession number
55080
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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