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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. White. Boil off. 1 cylinder. 1 in. Dia., L. 2 in. Part of gift (Feb 1913) 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
Floss Sample
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
Co. HQ
United States: New York, New York
place made
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
dyed, on spools (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 2 1/4 in x 1 1/8 in; 5.715 cm x 2.8575 cm
overall: 2 in L x 1 in dia.; 5.08 cm x 2.54 cm
ID Number
TE.T00126.000
catalog number
T00126.000
accession number
55080
catalog number
T126
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Cheney Brothers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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