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Cylinder of Cheney Brothers Silk Tram Floss, 1913

Cylinder of Cheney Brothers Silk Tram Floss, 1913

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Cylinder of Cheney Brothers Silk Tram Floss, 1913 Tram floss. Green. 1 cylinder. 1 in. Dia., L. 1-3/4 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 floss Sample
silk floss sample
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
spun (overall production method/technique)
silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 1 in; 4.445 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
TE.T00123.000
catalog number
T00123.000
accession number
55080
catalog number
T123
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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