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Cheney Brothers "Antique Brocade", 1913

Cheney Brothers "Antique Brocade", 1913

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Length of Cheney Brothers "Antique Brocade" furnishing fabric, 1913.. All silk, compound satin weave with continuous supplementary weft patterning (not a true brocade). Colors: Blue, green, and gold. Pattern: Urn and flowers within foliate meander ogee. Reproduction of 17th-18th century'antique' ogee meander design brocade. Pale blue figures on green and brown ground. with strie effect. Yarns: warp – light blue, weft – brown and green. Pattern; Floral jardinière, lengthwise repeat height - 15 in. (W. 50 in., L. 36 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
jacquard silk
furnishing fabric
fabric length
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)
blue; green; brown (overall color)
compound satin weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 50 in; 91.44 cm x 127 cm
ID Number
TE.T00104.000
catalog number
T00104.000
accession number
55080
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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American Silk Industry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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