Factory Processor’s Rain Pants

Factory Processor’s Rain Pants

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Description
Fish processors aboard trawlers like the Alaska Ocean wear waterproof pants over their coveralls and other clothing to protect themselves from the water and fish slime that are constant companions in the factory. This pair is dark blue, the same as those worn by deck hands. These pants are small and were worn by processor Thelma McFarland in the summer 2007 season.
Object Name
rain pants
date made
2007
used
2007
used
McFarland, Thelma
maker
Helly Hansen
place made
China
Associated Place
United States: Pacific Coast
United States: Alaska
North Pacific
Bering Sea
United States: Washington
Physical Description
nylon/polyurethan (overall material)
Measurements
overall: 42 in x 22 1/2 in x 3/4 in; 106.68 cm x 57.15 cm x 1.905 cm
ID Number
2007.0178.21
catalog number
2007.0178.21
accession number
2007.0178
Credit Line
Alaska Ocean thru Jeff Hendricks
subject
Fishing
Contemporary United States
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Work
Industry & Manufacturing
Natural Resources
On the Water exhibit
Exhibition
On the Water
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History
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