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Cheney Brothers Silk Damask Furnishing fabric, 1951

Cheney Brothers Silk Damask Furnishing fabric, 1951

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Description
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.)
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
furnishing fabric
fabric length
date made
1951
maker
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)
Measurements
overall: 144 in x 50 in; 365.76 cm x 127 cm
ID Number
TE.T10935.000
catalog number
T10935.000
accession number
190958
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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