Cheney Brothers "Antique" Silk Taffeta, 1951

Cheney Brothers "Antique" Silk Taffeta, 1951

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Selvage width sample cut of a Cheney Brothers silk taffeta furnishing fabric. A somewhat stiff, lightweight plain weave taffeta. Antique style with deliberate irregularities, piece dyed gold. Some marks on the fabric where from tape or adhesive. (W. 50 in., L. 19 in.)
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Object Name
furnishing fabric
fabric sample
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)
plain weave; piece-dyed (overall production method/technique)
gold (overall color)
overall: 19 in x 50 in; 48.26 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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