Cheney Brothers Figured Furnishing Silk, 1913

Cheney Brothers Figured Furnishing Silk, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of Cheney Brothers jacquard-woven, figured furnishing silk, 1913. The pattern is a simplified version of an 18th c. floral ogee medallion design in a compound weave, with matte pale green flowers on a finely striped (faux strie), satin weave green ground. (W. 50 in., L. 36 in.) Mfrs. #s: Com. 4564; No 77953; Color 3486/1.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
furnishing fabric
fabric length
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
compound satin weave, jacquard-woven (overall production method/technique)
green (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 50 in; 91.44 cm x 127 cm
ID Number
TE.T01053.000
catalog number
T01053.000
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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