Cheney Brothers "Prismatic" Silk Satin, 1915

Cheney Brothers "Prismatic" Silk Satin, 1915

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Description (Brief)
A sample length of Cheney Brothers "Prismatic" Silk Satin, 1915. A drapey, pale pink satin printed with rainbow colors in imitation of a water-marbled effect. Design in blue, pink, purple on pale pink ground. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.) Titled "Prismatic" by manufacturer.
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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)
pink; purple; blue (overall color)
satin weave; cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
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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