Cheney Brothers Printed Silk Fabric "Shikii", 1925

Cheney Brothers Printed Silk Fabric "Shikii", 1925

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Length of a Cheney Brothers silk "Shikii" printed fabric. A plain weave, rough surfaced all-silk fabric with silk frisons weft. The fabric is lighweight and drapes well. It is printed in an allover subtle grid pattern of flowers and bird set within a circular wreath, linked by scrolling linework (#19363) in red, green, yellow, and tan on blue ground. Style #6493/1. Wholesaled for $1.50 per yd. (W. 30 in., L. 36 in.)
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Object Name
printed silk
fabric sample
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)
printed; plain weave (overall production method/technique)
blue; green; red; yellow (overall color)
overall: 1 yd x 30 in;.9144 m x 76.2 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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