Cheney Brothers "Mysore" printed dress silk, 1915

Cheney Brothers "Mysore" printed dress silk, 1915

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Description (Brief)
A sample length of Cheney Brothers "Mysore" printed dress silk, 1915. A lightweight plain weave tussah silk fabric with a crepey finish. Printed with allover Persian and Chinese inspired pattern with lions and floral pattern with urns and pomegranate branches in blues, purple, green, tan on a pink ground. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
printed silk
fabric length
date made
1915
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
tussah silk (overall material)
plain weave; cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
blue; brown; green; purple; pink (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 cm
ID Number
TE.T02639.000
catalog number
T02639.000
accession number
58458
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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