Enlarged textile design for pantograph plates; Cheney Brothers, 1916

Enlarged textile design for pantograph plates; Cheney Brothers, 1916

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Enlarged textile design for pantograph plates; Cheney Brothers, 1916. Enlarged version of floral design T2831, used for transferring the designs to the pantograph plates. Design for a printed Florentine silk, T2834. 6 specimens, Dimensions listed as 19.5" x 29" and 19" x 26". Set includes the original design T2831, and the pantograph plates, T2833 (6 specimens) used on the pantograph machine to transfer the design to the copper printing roller.
depicting red, green and blue striped floral motif. "#1176-#5 Plate" written in pencil on the top edge of the paper. "21 1/2 x 26 1/4" written in pencil near the right edge of the paper. "10 am. Monday Mch 16th" written in pencil below the "21 1/2 x 26 1/4". Pairs of triangles deliberately cut out of five location on the paper. 3 pairs are cut out along the center line of the design. One pair near the right edge of the paper and another near the left. "T 2832" on the top left corner of the verso: "T" written in pencil, "2832" stamped in black ink.
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Object Name
textile design
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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National Museum of American History
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