Hat, Flight Attendant, Braniff International Airways

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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:

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Braniff Airways, 1965

One of the first airlines to adopt new styles, Braniff Airways hired noted fashion designer Emilio Pucci to create a new line of flight attendant uniforms. Pucci designed several outfits with bold, brash colors, including this uniform worn by Patricia Cunnington in the mid-1960s.

Gift of Patricia Cunnington

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

Polyester fabric, silk?, thread, copper alloy, iron alloy

Dimensions

  • Clothing: 23.5 × 23.5 × 15cm (9 1/4 in. × 9 1/4 in. × 5 7/8 in.)
  • Other (Chinstrap Length): 23cm (9 1/16 in.)

Physical Description

Circa 1965.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19900353000