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Skein of Raw Silk, Manchuria, Cheney Brothers, 1913

Skein of Raw Silk, Manchuria, Cheney Brothers, 1913

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Skein of Raw Silk, Manchuria, Cheney Brothers, 1913. 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
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
silk skein
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 2 in x 2 in x 10 1/2 in; 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm x 26.67 cm
ID Number
TE.T00114.000
catalog number
T00114.000
accession number
55080
catalog number
T114
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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