Cheney Brothers Border Printed Silk Marquisette, 1913

Cheney Brothers Border Printed Silk Marquisette, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Sample length of a Cheney Brothers border-printed Marquisette dress silk, 1913. Sheer open plain weave with regular, 7/16" wide satin stripes. Printed border of rose swags in pinks and greens, draped from yellow bows, on a white ground. Cheney Silks retail label glued to corner of sample. (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)
white, pinks, greens, yellow (overall color)
plain weave, satin weave (overall production method/technique)
satin striped voile (overall style)
border print, roses (overall pattern)
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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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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