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.)
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Object Name
dress silk
fabric length
printed 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)
white, pinks, greens, blue-gray, reds (overall color)
plain weave, satin weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
border print, roses (overall pattern)
overall: 36 in x 50 in; 91.44 cm x 127 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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