Silk sample; B.F. Second draft lap; Cheney Brothers, 1913

Silk sample; B.F. Second draft lap; Cheney Brothers, 1913

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Cheney Brothers B. F. second draft lap. Silk. After the first draft silk is taken out. 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 sample
silk fiber sample
date made
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
overall: 3 3/4 in x 10 1/8 in x 6 3/8 in; 9.525 cm x 25.7175 cm x 16.1925 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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