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 lightweight warp-faced plain weave ribbed silk, in dark blue, with a printed design of diagonal bands made up of multicolor dots in a speckled effect: bands alternate predominatly white with predominantly red. The other print colors are light blue, yellow, green, and gray. Lighter weight faille than TE*T05145 from the same manufacturer. (W. 24 in., L. 36 in.) Pattern #257. Com.#5113.
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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)
warp-face plain weave; cylinder- printed (overall production method/technique)
blue; red; green; gold; white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 24 in; 91.44 cm x 60.96 cm
ID Number
TE.T05147.000
catalog number
T05147.000
accession number
87434
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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American Silks
American Silk Industry
Cheney Brothers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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