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"Bouquet" dress silk, A "Martine" design by Duplan

Design house:
Poiret, Paul  Search this
Maker:
Duplan Silk Corporation  Search this
Designer:
Poiret, Paul  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
blue (overall color)
white (overall color)
yellow (overall color)
red-purple (overall color)
red (overall color)
black (overall color)
plain weave; warp-faced (overall production method/technique)
cylinder-printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: Pennsylvania, Hazleton
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1914
Subject:
Fashion  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Duplan Silk Company
ID Number:
TE.T01218
Accession number:
56671
Catalog number:
T01218.000
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"Picking special mulberry leaves for infant silkworms - Japan"; Photograph, Cheney Brothers, 1915

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
Delete:
United States: Connecticut
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T19174.002
Accession number:
58893
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
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A.H. Straus & Co. 'Luxor Taffeta' dress silk, Persian stripe design; 1917.

Maker:
A H Straus and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
black (overall color)
purple (overall color)
orange ground (a) (overall color)
taffeta (overall style)
plain weave, discharge-printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 41 in; 91.44 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
Fabric, Printed
fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1917
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A H Straus and Company
ID Number:
TE.T2549A
Catalog number:
T2549A
T (/) 2549A
Accession number:
61633
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8b77-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_630702

A.H. Straus & Co. 'Luxor Taffeta' dress silk, Persian roundel design; 1917.

Maker:
A H Straus and Company  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
blue (overall color)
green (overall color)
black (overall color)
purple (overall color)
taffeta (overall style)
canary ground (b) (overall color)
plain weave; printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 41 in; 91.44 cm x 104.14 cm
Object Name:
Fabric, Printed
fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1917
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of A H Straus and Company
ID Number:
TE.T2549B
Catalog number:
T2549B
T (/) 2549B
Accession number:
61633
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-197e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_630703

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

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
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T19174.001
Catalog number:
T19174.001
Accession number:
58893
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-77ce-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_643361

"Tray of silk worms - Japan"; Photograph, Cheney Brothers, 1915

Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 10 in; 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Photograph
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T19174.004
Catalog number:
T19174.004
Accession number:
58893
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b4-3b80-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_643364

"Ribbon Loom Weaving Neckties - Cheney Brothers Factory"; Photograph, 1915

Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 10 in; 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Photograph
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T19174.040
Catalog number:
T19174.040
Accession number:
.58893
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-8db6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_643400

"Designing Room for Cloth - Cheney Brothers Factory"; Photograph, 1915

Maker:
Cheney Brothers  Search this
Measurements:
overall: 12 in x 10 in; 30.48 cm x 25.4 cm
Object Name:
Photograph
Place made:
United States: Connecticut, Manchester, South Manchester
Date made:
1915
Credit Line:
Gift of Cheney Brothers
ID Number:
TE.T19174.042
Catalog number:
T19174.042
Accession number:
58893
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b2-e12e-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_643406

Booklet. Embroidery Lessons with Colored Studies, Brainerd & Armstrong Co, 1900

Object Name:
Pattern Book, Embroidery
Place made:
United States: Connecticut
Date made:
1900
ID Number:
TE.T17727.000
Catalog number:
T17727.000
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Needlework
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746a4-7e55-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_644381

William Skinner and Sons black silk faille fabric length; 1932.

Physical Description:
silk warp (overall material)
cotton filling (overall material)
black (overall color)
Plain weave (overall production method/technique)
yarn-dyed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 37 in; 91.44 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric Length
fabric length
Fabric length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1932
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T06934.000
Accession number:
117978
Catalog number:
T06934.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8035-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1161989

William Skinner and Sons "Foundation Satin" silk corset double face peach fabric length; 1932.

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
peach (overall color)
satin weave; double face (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric Length
fabric length
Fabric length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1932
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T06942
Accession number:
117978
Catalog number:
T06942.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8515-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1161997

William Skinner and Sons blue "Tea Dance crepe" dress silk length; 1934.

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
palermo blue (overall color)
plain weave weave; crepe (overall production method/technique)
synthetic (overall material)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
fabric length
Fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1934
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Wiliam SKinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T07592.000
Accession number:
127991
Catalog number:
T07592.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d860-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1162099

William Skinner and Sons green silk & rayon crepe fabric length; 1934.

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
celanese acetate (overall material)
spring green (overall color)
crepe weave (overall production method/technique)
synthetic (overall material)
Mossy crepe (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 37 in; 91.44 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1934
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T07593.000
Accession number:
127991
Catalog number:
T07593.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-882d-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1162111

William Skinner and Sons silk twill "Escape Parachute Cloth," or "Canopy Cloth", 1941.

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
white (overall color)
twill weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 37 in; 93.98 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric length
Fabric Length
"Escape Parachute Cloth," or "Canopy Cloth."
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1941
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T08575.000
Accession number:
161884
Catalog number:
T08575.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8514-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1162115

William Skinner and Sons silk Parachute Flare Cloth fabric length; 1941

Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
white (overall color)
plain weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 37 in; 91.44 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric length
Fabric Length
Parachute Flare Cloth fabric length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1941
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T08576.000
Accession number:
161884
Catalog number:
T08576.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d913-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1162116

Wm. Skinner and Sons camouflage pattern nylon parachute cloth sample; 1945

Physical Description:
nylon (overall material)
greens (overall color)
twill weave; screen-printed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 36 in; 93.98 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric sample
fabric sample
Fabric Sample
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1945
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner & Sons
ID Number:
TE.T09146.000
Accession number:
170051
Catalog number:
T09146.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-87a6-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
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edanmdm:nmah_1162117
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William Skinner and Sons satin nylon nude fabric length; 1946.

Physical Description:
nylon (overall material)
Nude (overall color)
satin weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 41 in x 37 in; 104.14 cm x 93.98 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1946
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T09665.000
Accession number:
172805
Catalog number:
T09665.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
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http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d9df-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1162118

Wm. Skinner and A. Sulka necktie fabric sample; Jeep design; 1945

Physical Description:
viscose rayon (overall material)
blue ground (overall color)
red (overall color)
green (overall color)
screen printed; jacquard woven (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 38 in; 96.52 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
fabric sample
Place made:
United States: New York, New York City
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Date made:
1945
Subject:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner & Sons
ID Number:
TE.T09141.001
Accession number:
170051
Catalog number:
T09141.001
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746aa-02b3-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1163062

William Skinner and Sons satin silk face cotton back amber fabric length; 1934.

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
silk (overall material)
honey amber (overall color)
cotton (overall material)
satin weave (overall production method/technique)
Measurements:
overall: 36 in x 36 in; 91.44 cm x 91.44 cm
Object Name:
Carpet, Brussels
fabric length
Fabric length
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1934
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T07594.000
Catalog number:
T07594.000
Accession number:
127991
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d912-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_640224

William Skinner and Sons "Tackle Twill" olive drab fabric length; 1941

Maker:
William Skinner and Sons  Search this
Physical Description:
rayon; cotton (overall material)
tackle twill (overall style)
Measurements:
overall: 37 in x 42 1/2 in; 93.98 cm x 107.95 cm
Object Name:
Fabric
Fabric length
Rayon and Cotton Fabric: "Tackle Twill"
Fabric Length
Place made:
United States: Massachusetts, Holyoke
Associated Place:
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Date made:
1941
Subject:
American Textile Industry  Search this
Related event:
World War II  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of William Skinner and Sons
ID Number:
TE.T08535.000
Catalog number:
T08535.000
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Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8068-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_646487

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