Cheney Brothers Printed Novelty "Zantine Silk", 1917

Cheney Brothers Printed Novelty "Zantine Silk", 1917

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Description (Brief)
Cheney Brothers printed novelty apparel silk with a modernist design "Zantine Silk", 1917. Mfr. # 54869. A plain weave, soft and drapey silk an allover conventionalized 'Egyptian' geometric arc design. Tan, rose, orange, green, light and navy blue. (W. 40 in., L. 36 in.)
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Object Name
printed silk
fabric length
date made
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)
orange (overall color)
pink (overall color)
tan (overall color)
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 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
Cheney Brothers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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