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J.A. Migel, Inc. "Moon-Glo Satin" dress fabric; 1918

J.A. Migel, Inc. "Moon-Glo Satin" dress fabric; 1918

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A length of J.A. Migel, Inc. silk Dress Goods "Moon Glo Satin". Lightweight silk cloth of close texture with a rich glossy surface. Julius A. Migel was a younger brother of Moses Charles Migel, founder of M.C. Migel & Co., Inc, silk manufacturer, renamed H.R. Mallinson & Co., Inc. in 1915. Mallinson, married to Linda Migel, had taken over as the president of M.C. Migel & Co. after his brother-in-law had retired. J.A. Migel was very briefly a partner with H.R. Mallinson, but left the firm in 1915 to form his own, eponymous, silk manufacturing concern. J.A. Migel used many of the marketing tools that his brother and H.R. Mallinson had succeeded with, but his company lasted only a few years.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Fabric Length
Date made
1918
place made
United States: New York, New York City
Associated Place
United States: New Jersey, Allentown
Physical Description
silk (overall material)
deep salmon (overall color)
satin weave, piece dyed (overall production method/technique)
Measurements
overall: 36 in x 40 in; 91.44 cm x 101.6 cm
ID Number
TE.T04071.000
accession number
62992
catalog number
T04071.000
Credit Line
Gift of J.A. Migel, Inc.
subject
American Textile Industry
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Cultural and Community Life: Textiles
American Silks
American Textile Industry
American Silk Industry
JA Migel Fabrics
Textiles
Textiles
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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