Cheney Brothers Silk Damask Furnishing fabric, 1951

Cheney Brothers Silk Damask Furnishing fabric, 1951

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Cheney Brothers two-color silk damask fabric length. A midweight silk damask for use in upholstery. Empire style pattern featuring wreaths and square rosettes in yellow twill on green satin ground. Residue marks from tape or adhesive are present on the fabric. (W. 50 in., L. 144 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)
compound weave; jacquard-woven (overall production method/technique)
green; yellow (overall color)
overall: 144 in x 50 in; 365.76 cm x 127 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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