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Skein of silk yarn; Cheney Bros., Connecticut; 1913

Skein of silk yarn; Cheney Bros., Connecticut; 1913

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Skein of twisted white silk yarns; Cheney Bros., Connecticut; 1913. "Cheney Brothers. Size 8/4 Stock Reg Quality D Twist 5" on object tag. 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 skein
yarn, silk
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
place made
United States: New York, New York
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 1 3/4 in x 2 in x 8 1/2 in; 4.445 cm x 5.08 cm x 21.59 cm
ID Number
TE.T00158
accession number
55080
catalog number
T158
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silk Industry
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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