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Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
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
Object Name:
Silk sliver
silk sliver
Co. HQ:
United States: New York, New York
Place made:
United States: Connecticut
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1913
Description:
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
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T00150
Accession number:
55080
Catalog number:
T150
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Cheney Brothers
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3e8b-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_648561