Cheney Brothers Silk Satin Damask, 1913

Cheney Brothers Silk Satin Damask, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Length of a Cheney Brothers multicolored silk satin damask, 1913. All silk turned satin weave damask. Foliate wreath and artichoke ogival design in gold on blue, green, gold striped ground. Yarns: warp – green, blue, tan, weft – gold color. Pattern; Warp striped ground of satin weave; reverse of the satin weave is the leaf pattern ogee in slide layout; the lengthwise pattern repeat is 22 in. (W. 51 in., L. 36 in.) Renaissance into 17th century style.
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Object Name
furnishing fabric
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)
blue; gold; green (overall color)
satin damask, jacquard woven, warp stripes (overall production method/technique)
overall: 36 in x 51 in; 91.44 cm x 129.54 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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