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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.)
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)
orange (overall color)
pink (overall color)
tan (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
ID Number
TE.T03851.000
catalog number
T03851.000
accession number
61753
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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