Cheney Brothers Printed Novelty "Zantine Silk", 1917

Cheney Brothers Printed Novelty "Zantine Silk", 1917

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Description (Brief)
Cheney Brothers printed novelty "Zantine Silk", 1917. A plain weave, soft and drapey fabric. Printed with an allover mosaic or tessellated pattern in gray, green, lavender, and blue outlined in red. Fabric shows significant fading, lavender portions have become light pink in some areas. (W. 40 in., L. 36 in.) Co.#14671
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
printed silk
fabric length
date made
1917
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
plain weave, cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
purple (overall color)
grey (overall color)
red (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
ID Number
TE.T03849.000
catalog number
T03849.000
accession number
61753
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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