Cheney Brothers Silk "Jacquard Grenadine", 1913

Cheney Brothers Silk "Jacquard Grenadine", 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of Cheney Brothers all silk jacquard-woven grenadine, 1913. A Japanese-inspired pattern based on ultra lightweight summer kimono fabrics. Small repeating eight-petal floral crest design within an ogee grid on an open plain weave ground with plain weave flowers. Color: a muted golden yellow. Imitation gauze weave. (W. 30-1/2 in., L. 36 in.)
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Object Name
furnishing fabric
jacquard silk
fabric length
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
Jacquard-woven, compound weave (overall production method/technique)
gold (overall color)
overall: 36 in x 30 1/2 in; 91.44 cm x 77.47 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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