Cheney Brothers figured "Broche Silk", 1913

Cheney Brothers figured "Broche Silk", 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of Cheney Brothers lightweight figured "Broche Silk", 1913. A lightweight, drapey plain weave silk fabric with warp-float patterned neoclassical laurel wreath design in half drop repat. Satin figures on plain weave ground. Piece dyed green. (W. 30-1/2 in., L. 54 in.) Used either for a furnishing or apparel silk.
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Object Name
jacquard silk
fabric length
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
plain weave, warp-float patterning, jacquard woven, (overall production method/technique)
green (overall color)
overall: 54 in x 30 1/2 in; 137.16 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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