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Cheney Brothers Printed SIlk Fabric "Shikii", 1925

Cheney Brothers Printed SIlk Fabric "Shikii", 1925

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Length of a Cheney Brothers "Shikii" silk fabric. A plain weave, rough surfaced fabric with silk warp and silk frisons weft. A lighweight fabric that drapes well. Printed with an allover pattern (#37671) of trees and flowers influenced by 18th c. folk design. Colors: green, blue, red, brown on natural tan ground. Wholesaled for $1.50 per yd. (W. 30 in., L 36 in.)
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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)
plain weave; printed (overall production method/technique)
blue; brown; colorless; green; red (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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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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