Cheney Brothers Silk Velevet "Lyons Finish Velvet", 1925

Cheney Brothers Silk Velevet "Lyons Finish Velvet", 1925

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Cheney Brothers silk fabric sample. A narrow velvet for millinery and trimming (#862 1/2.). Skien dyed and made with pile and ground warp of organzine silk, weft of cotton. Color #2323, Grape. Attached tag reads "Velour Poil de Soie / No. 862 1/2 / Yds. 3 / Color Grape 2323" (W. 19 in., L. 111.5 in.)
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Object Name
silk velvet
fabric length
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
associated place
United States: New York, New York City
Physical Description
silk; cotton (overall material)
purple (overall color)
overall: 111 1/2 in x 19 in; 283.21 cm x 48.26 cm
ID Number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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