Skein of Black Silk Organzine, Cheney Brothers, 1913

Skein of Black Silk Organzine, Cheney Brothers, 1913

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Description (Brief)
Skein of Cheney Brothers silk organzine, 1913. Black. 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
Fiber Sample
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)
organzine, dyed (overall production method/technique)
overall: 1 1/4 in x 1 3/4 in x 7 13/16 in; 3.175 cm x 4.445 cm x 19.84375 cm
ID Number
catalog number
accession number
catalog number
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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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