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Bobbin holding silk sliver, Cheney Brothers, 1913

Bobbin holding silk sliver, Cheney Brothers, 1913

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Sample of silk sliver on a bobbin, Cheney Brothers, 1913. White. Ready for roving frame. (1 bobbin, 2-1/2 in. Dia., L. 8 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 sliver
process sample, silk
date made
1913
maker
Cheney Brothers
Co. HQ
United States: New York, New York
place made
United States: Connecticut
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Physical Description
silk (outside material)
Measurements
overall: 8 in x 2 3/4 in; 20.32 cm x 6.985 cm
overall: 8 in x 2 1/2 in; 20.32 cm x 6.35 cm
ID Number
TE.T00150
accession number
55080
catalog number
T150
Credit Line
Gift of Cheney Brothers
See more items in
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Cheney Brothers
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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