Cheney Brothers Figured Silk Furnishing Fabric, 1913

Cheney Brothers Figured Silk Furnishing Fabric, 1913

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Description (Brief)
A length of a Cheney Brothers figured silk furnishing fabric, 1913. Heavy tapestry-like compound weave, jacquard-woven; meant for use in upholstery and furnishing. The pattern is a floral design in green and rose on a tan ground. (W. 50 in., L. 2.5 yds.) Mfrs. #s: Com 4488; No. 53761; Color 3098/1. The original painted design for this textile is T-1057.
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 weave; jacquard woven (overall production method/technique)
green; pink; tan (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/2 yd x 50 in; 2.286 m x 127 cm
ID Number
TE.T01058.000
catalog number
T01058.000
accession number
56298
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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