Document - ANA-1938Japan-AustraliaWoolRayonTrade.jpg

ANA1938Japan-AustraliaWoolRayonTrade.jpg

Title

Document - ANA-1938Japan-AustraliaWoolRayonTrade.jpg

Subject

Wool & Rayon Trade Agreement - Japan-Australia

Description

Japanese government offer of guaranteed purchase of certain number of bales of Australian wool, in return for which they wish Australia to purchase a certain number of yards of their own rayon staple fiber cloth, weighing above 3 oz. per yard, manufactured as a wool substitute. This document speaks to the sophistication of the interwar Japanese rayon industry and its advances in using staple rayon (cut and spun as opposed to filament rayon) in making wool-like fabrics.

Date

1938

Citation

“Document - ANA-1938Japan-AustraliaWoolRayonTrade.jpg,” Fabric of War, accessed October 3, 2022, https://fabricofwar2018.omeka.net/items/show/112.

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