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Cheney Brothers Printed Silk, "Mysore", 1925

Cheney Brothers Printed Silk, "Mysore", 1925

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A length of a Cheney Brothers printed silk dress or curtain fabric, "Mysore.". A plain weave, drapey fabric made with tussah silk warp and weft. Printed with an allover Persian and Chinese influenced design with lions, pomegranates and vases with kissing peacocks (#67202) in blues, pink, orange, and green on natural tussah-colored ground. Style #3831/1. Wholesaled for $1.45 per yd. (W. 32 in., L. 36 in.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
printed 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)
blue; pink; orange; green; colorless (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 1 yd x 32 in;.9144 m x 81.28 cm
ID Number
TE.T05126.000
catalog number
T05126.000
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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