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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
Description:
William Skinner and Sons Parachute Flare Cloth silk plain weave fabric length; 1941.
Sheer, originally stiff (now soft) fabric for making parachutes for flares. Plain weave, all-silk. Quality 9357, Lot. No. 19079. White colored. Thread count 130 x 108. Woven in Holyoke, MA.
Location:
Currently not on view
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
See more items in:
Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
American Silk Industry
American Textile Industry
Textiles
Data Source:
National Museum of American History
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-d913-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmah_1162116