Oscar Hofman Corporation "Silk Zephyr" plain weave, unbleached, suiting fabric length; 1915. Original cataloging reads: "Silk Zephyr suiting, A new silk fabric woven of tussah yarn, washable, unshrinkable, absolutely non-slipping and strong. Possesing all the tailoring qualities of wool and worsted fabrics. Used for mens suits." Beige color (undyed, unbleached tussah silk) in a plain weave. (NB - the attached image suggests a moire finish; this is a result of the scanning process and is not present in the actual cloth)
Company info: Oscar Hofman Corp. - Headquarters: 229-233 Fourth Avenue, New York, NY. Mill: Newmarket, New Hampshire. Active 1910s. Trademark “Silk Zephyr Suiting” – 1915.
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