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Fabric samples

Object Number: 
INV.7431e-z
Date: 
1941-1945
Medium: 
Wool, cotton, oilcloth
Dimensions: 
largest: 7 1/2 x 8 x 1/2 in. ( 19 x 20.3 x 1.3 cm )
Description: 
Rectangular samples of various types of fabrics, including oilcloth, alpaca wool, olive herringbone twill, black, navy, maroon, and olive-drab wool, and denim.
Gallery Label: 
These samples illustrate the different types of fabrics used to make Navy shirts, jackets, trousers, and coats during World War II.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Merscher
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group