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Cheney Brothers Bi-color Silk Satin Damask, 1913

Cheney Brothers Bi-color Silk Satin Damask, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of a Cheney Brothers bi-color silk satin damask, 1913. All silk organzine yarns; turned satin reversible 2-color damask. A Renaissance revivial pattern: Ogee created by facing peacocks flanking vases with foliage. Grey-brown figures on blue-green ground with pronounced strie effect in the warp, visible in both the warp-faced satin of the ground and the weft-faced weave of the figure. (W. 51 in., L. 36 in.) Suitable for either furnishing or apparel.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jacquard silk
damask
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
brown; blue-green (overall color)
satin damask, jacquard woven (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 51 in; 91.44 cm x 129.54 cm
ID Number
TE.T00102.000
catalog number
T00102.000
accession number
55080
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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