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Cheney Brothers Striped Velvet Furnishing Fabric, 1913

Cheney Brothers Striped Velvet Furnishing Fabric, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of Cheney Brothers Striped Velvet Furnishing Fabric, 1913. Vertically striped by varying pile density, with dense stripes and sparse stripes that allow the tan ground to show through clearly. Muted or grayed purple silk cut pile on tan cotton ground.. 2.75"x 4.25" sample cut from corner of the length. (W. 51 in., L. 54 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
furnishing fabric
fabric length
fsilk velvet
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)
tan, purple (overall color)
pile weave, solid cut pile; density variation (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 54 in x 51 in; 137.16 cm x 129.54 cm
ID Number
TE.T00076
catalog number
T00076.000
accession number
55080
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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