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Four cones of Cheney Brothers Silk Yarns, 1913

Four cones of Cheney Brothers Silk Yarns, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Four cones of Cheney Brothers dyed silk yarns, 1913. Different colors. 4 cones, L. 5 in. 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 yarn samples
yarn, silk
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)
dyed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 5 3/4 in x 2 1/2 in; 14.605 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
TE.T00170.000
catalog number
T00170.000
accession number
55080
catalog number
T170
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
subject
Textile Processing and Production
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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