Blouse, Stewardess, United Airlines

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Display Status:

This object is not on display at the National Air and Space Museum. It is either on loan or in storage.

Collection Item Summary:

The First Stewardess Uniform

Boeing Air Transport, 1930 (replica)

The first stewardess uniform was made of dark green wool with a matching green and gray wool cape. United Air Lines made this replica and donated it in commemoration of Ellen Church, the first stewardess, and the rest of United’s “Original Eight” female flight attendants.

Gift of United Air Lines

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A19560022002

Physical Description

White, long sleeve, french cuffs, 6 buttons

Credit Line

Donated by United Airlines

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

Cotton/poly blend

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 66 × 45 × 16cm (26 × 17 11/16 × 6 5/16 in.)

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

Do not reproduce without permission from the Smithsonian Institution, National Air and Space Museum

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil