Cheney Brothers satin-striped furnishing fabric; 1951

Cheney Brothers satin-striped furnishing fabric; 1951

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First of a set of two Cheney Brothers red silk and cotton satin-striped furnishing / upholstery fabric samples. A mid-to-heavyweight drapey fabric with satin weave stripes on a broken twill ground. Woven with a dull red cotton weft and a bright red silk warp. (W. 48 in., L. 2 yds). Original specimen appears to have been cut into 2 pieces.
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Object Name
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)
broken twill weave (overall production method/technique)
red (overall color)
satin stripe (overall style)
overall: 2 yd x 48 in; 1.8288 m x 121.92 cm
overall: 72 in x 48 in; 182.88 cm x 121.92 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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