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"Gathering mulberry leaves for the silkworms - Japan"; Photograph, Cheney Brothers, 1915

Catalog Data

Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
Physical Description:
paper (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 10 in; 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Photograph
Place made:
United States: Connecticut
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1915
Description:
Photograph - Gathering mulberry leaves for the silkworms - Japan. Keystone View Co. for Cheney Brothers. Male workers in field of low-growing mulberry trees, harvesting branches of leaves. One of 46 photographic reproductions of views illustrating sericulture in Japan and silk manufacture in the Cheney Brothers factory in South Manchester, Connecticut. Donated by Cheney Brothers in 1915 for use in the National Museum's Textile Hall. With caption, 12" x 10".
Location:
Currently not on view
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T19174.001
Catalog number:
T19174.001
Accession number:
58893
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
Cheney Brothers
American Silk Industry
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-77ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_643361