Cheney Brothers printed faille tie silk, 1925

Cheney Brothers printed faille tie silk, 1925

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Description
A sample length of Cheney Brothers printed faille tie silk, 1925. A medium-weight warp-faced plain weave ribbed silk fabric in blue, with a printed plaid design in light blue, red, and yellow, imitating a woven plaid. The plaid is printed with a diagonal orientation so that ties cut on the bias would show the plaid as straight. Com.# 7442. Printed pattern #1. 36" L x 24.5" W
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
tie silk
fabric length
date made
1925
maker
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)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 24 1/2 in; 91.44 cm x 62.23 cm
ID Number
TE.T05145.000
catalog number
T05145.000
accession number
87434
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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American Silk Industry
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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