Skein of Raw Silk, China, Cheney Brothers, 1913

Skein of Raw Silk, China, Cheney Brothers, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Skein of Raw Silk, Cheney Brothers, 1913. China or Tsatlee silk. White. 1 skein. Part of gift illustrating all the steps in making silk textiles at the Cheney Brothers mill in South Manchester, CT. Sales offices: 4th Ave. and 18th St., New York City
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Object Name
silk skein
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
white (overall color)
overall: 2 1/8 in x 1 1/2 in x 13 1/2 in; 5.3975 cm x 3.81 cm x 34.29 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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