Cheney Brothers Printed "Princess Satin" dress silk, 1915

Cheney Brothers Printed "Princess Satin" dress silk, 1915

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Description (Brief)
A length of Cheney Brothers printed "Princess Satin" dress silk, 1915. Lightweight, drapey satin-weave silk fabric, printed with Japanese-inspired modernist design featuring striped white and pink, orange, green, gray flower heads and sprays and black and white arcs on a purple ground. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.) The diagonally striped flower heads are suggestive of Japanese textile printing techniques.
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Object Name
printed silk
fabric length
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
satin weave; cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
purple; black; white; orange; pink; green; grey (overall color)
overall: 36 in x 30 in; 91.44 cm x 76.2 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
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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