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Object Timeline

1926

  • Work on this object began.

1928

  • Work on this object ended.

1953

  • We acquired this object.

2014

2020

  • You found it!

Textile, Parachutes, 1926–28

This is a Textile. It was company: Stehli Silk Corporation. It is dated 1926–28 and we acquired it in 1953. Its medium is silk and its technique is screen printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles Department department.

This object was donated by Richard Cranch Greenleaf (American, 1887–1961). It is credited Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf.

Its dimensions are

H x W: 29 x 17 cm (11 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.)

Cite this object as

Textile, Parachutes, 1926–28; Company: Stehli Silk Corporation (Switzerland); USA; silk; H x W: 29 x 17 cm (11 7/16 x 6 11/16 in.); Gift of Richard C. Greenleaf; 1953-108-3

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