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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, Dimesnions 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 green, gray, red, purple, and blue striped floral motif. "#1176-#4 Plate" written in pencil along the top edge of the paper. "T2832" written in pencil in the lower right corner. Deliberate triangular shaped cut-outs near each of the four edges of the paper. Faint pencil grid lines in the background. "T 2832" in the upper left corner of the verso: "T" written in pencil, "2832" stamped in black ink. "T2832C" written in pencil in the lower right corner. Curving pencil lines across verso.
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Currently not on view
Object Name
textile design
date made
1916
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
ID Number
TE.T02832.00C
catalog number
T02832.00C
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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