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Piece of parachute silk, 1940s

Piece of cream-coloured parachute silk of the sort used by the military during WWII. Bears stamped letters `AN` and numbers `11`. The original parachute probably came from the RAF Tiree and would have been divided amongst women who wanted it for making clothing – anything from underwear to wedding dresses.

Object Details

Other Number: not specified
Normal Location: Main Store West: archive box 84
Current Location: normal location

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