Cheney Brothers Silk Furnishing Damask, 1951

Cheney Brothers Silk Furnishing Damask, 1951

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Cheney Brothers silk fabric sample. A midweight, drapey Jacquard woven damask. Pattern is a large-scale floral design with twill figures on a satin ground. Piece-dyed red. Darks marks of residue from tape or adhesive are present along the edges of the fabric. (W. 52 in., L. 180 in.)
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Object Name
furnishing fabric
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 (overall material)
Jacquard-woven; compound weave; piece-dyed (overall production method/technique)
red (overall color)
overall: 180 in x 52 in; 457.2 cm x 132.08 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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