Cheney Brothers Silk Satin Print Cloth, 1913

Cheney Brothers Silk Satin Print Cloth, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Cheney Brothers Silk Satin Print Cloth, 1913. Lightweight, drapey satin. Boiled off ready for printing. Solid off-white, undyed. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.) Italian reeled silk warp with 60/1 spun silk weft.
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Object Name
process sample
fabric length
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
white (overall color)
satin weave (overall production method/technique)
overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 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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