Group of knitting samples and yarns for US Army and Navy during WWI; Given by Fleischer Yarn Co., Pennsylvania, to the US National Museum in 1918.

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Title

Group of knitting samples and yarns for US Army and Navy during WWI; Given by Fleischer Yarn Co., Pennsylvania, to the US National Museum in 1918.

Subject

knitting; war work

Description

Photographs (record shots only, not for print publication) of items from group of yarn skeins in Navy grey and Army khaki; and samples of items to be knitted for the armed forces by civilians: balaclava style hat, scarf, mittens, etc.

Creator

Fleischer Yarn Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.

Source

NMAH/Textiles

Date

1917-18

Rights

NMAH

Citation

Fleischer Yarn Co., Philadelphia, Pennsylvania., “Group of knitting samples and yarns for US Army and Navy during WWI; Given by Fleischer Yarn Co., Pennsylvania, to the US National Museum in 1918.,” Fabric of War, accessed December 6, 2022, https://fabricofwar2018.omeka.net/items/show/80.

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