Cheney Brothers silk grosgrain ribbon, 1913

Cheney Brothers silk grosgrain ribbon, 1913

Description
Length of Cheney Brothers purple silk grosgrain ribbon, 4 3/4" wide. Cheney Brothers was one of the earliest and perhaps the longest-lived of all American silk textile manufacturing companies. Its mill complex was a vertical operation which employed much of the population of South Manchester, Connecticut, for decades.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Ribbon
Object Type
ribbon
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
warp-faced rib weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 4 3/4 in; 12.065 cm
ID Number
TE.T01017.000
catalog number
T01017.000
accession number
56298
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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