Wool back rayon satin fabric length; William Skinner and Sons; 1946.


Wool back rayon satin fabric length; William Skinner and Sons; 1946.

Strong, soft, close fabric having viscose rayon face and napped woolback. Moth resistant. Trademark Skinner Sunbak. Used for reversible robes, linings of women's and men's topcoats and jackets. U. S. Army Olive drab Shade S-1. Yarn sizes - warp 100/40 viscose rayon, weft 2 picks 150/40, 2 picks 1/26 worsted. Fiber content by weight is 65% rayon 35% wool.

Date Made: 1946

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: United States: Massachusetts, HolyokeAssociated Place: United States: New Jersey, Allentown

Web Subject: American Textile Industry


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Credit Line: Gift of William Skinner and Sons

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: TE.T09678.000Accession Number: 172805Catalog Number: T09678.000

Object Name: FabricFabric lengthWool back rayon satin fabric lengthFabric Length

Physical Description: wool (overall material)viscose rayon (overall material)olive drab (overall color)Sunbak (overall production method/technique)Measurements: average spatial: 37 in x 42 in; 93.98 cm x 106.68 cm

Guid: http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ng49ca746b3-8915-704b-e053-15f76fa0b4fa

Record Id: nmah_1162159

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