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Nylon Flakes

Nylon Flakes

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Description
Glass jar containing an early batch of nylon flakes. One paper label reads “Batch #1 / Seaford / Polymer.” Another reads “Approx. 12/10/39.”
Ref: “Du Pont Discloses New Yarn Details,” New York Times (Oct. 28, 1938), p. 34.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Nylon Flakes
Date made
1939-12-10
dated December 10, 1939
Measurements
overall: 142 mm x 50 mm; 5 9/16 in x 1 15/16 in
overall: 5 5/8 in x 2 in x 2 in; 14.2875 cm x 5.08 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1982.0140.02
catalog number
1982.0140.02
accession number
1982.0140
Credit Line
Gift of Herman Schneider
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