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Cheney Brothers point paper for furnishing fabric, 1 of 6 sheets, 1913

Cheney Brothers point paper for furnishing fabric, 1 of 6 sheets, 1913

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Cheney Brothers point paper, for design for furnishing fabric, 1 of 6 sheets for this design, 1913. Painted design on six sheets of squared paper for fabric sample, T-1058, a floral design furnishing fabric in green and old rose on tan. Mfrs. #s: Com 4488; Style 3098. Manufacturer termed the design a 'tapestry design'. Point papers were used to plot a design out for cutting the cards for Jacquard-loom-woven textiles.
"point paper" depicting a green, gold and pink floral motif. Numerical scale written in pencil on the right side runs from 164 to 320. "2" and "1st Mach" written in black ink on the top margin. "A -" written on the top margin in pencil. " T- 1057" written in pencil on the top right corner; the "1057" in a rectangle. "3098" stamped in purple ink on the top left corner of the verso. "1" stamped in purple ink above that. "T.1057F" written in pencil on under the "3098".
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
point paper
textile design
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
ID Number
TE.T01057.00F
catalog number
T01057.00F
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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