Coat, Flight Attendant, Continental Airlines, ca. 1941

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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:

Flight Attendant

Continental Airlines, early 1940s

Jean Begley Bluestein wore this uniform while flying on Continental DC-3s.

Gift of Jean Begley Bluestein

Collection Item Long Description:

Data Source

National Air and Space Museum

Restrictions & Rights

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

Materials

Wool

Dimensions

  • Clothing (On Mannequin): 65 × 45 × 15cm (25 9/16 × 17 11/16 × 5 7/8 in.)
  • 3-D (Badge): 7.7 × 1 × 2cm (3 1/16 × 3/8 × 13/16 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Tan wool, lined, w/ 1 real and 1 fake upper slash pocket and 2 lower_slash pockets. 2 buttons down front. gold colored hostess wings w/ continental red, white, and blue bird insignia on left lapel

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19900347000