The museum is open Fridays through Tuesdays 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Free timed-entry passes are required. Review our latest visitor safety guidelines.

Cheney Brothers Silk Gauze, 1951

Cheney Brothers Silk Gauze, 1951

Usage conditions apply
Downloads
Description
Cheney Brothers silk furnishing (curtain) fabric length. A slightly stiff, slightly sheer gauze all silk fabric. Either left undyed or piece dyed off-white. (W. 49 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)
gauze weave (overall production method/technique)
white (overall color)
Measurements
overall: 144 in x 49 in; 365.76 cm x 124.46 cm
ID Number
TE.T10939.000
catalog number
T10939.000
accession number
190958
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
Nominate this object for photography.   

Our collection database is a work in progress. We may update this record based on further research and review. Learn more about our approach to sharing our collection online.

If you would like to know how you can use content on this page, see the Smithsonian's Terms of Use. If you need to request an image for publication or other use, please visit Rights and Reproductions.

Comments

Add a comment about this object