Pants, Pajamas, Charles Lindbergh

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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:

On May 20-21,1927, Charles Lindbergh became the first person to fly nonstop between New York and Paris. Following his flight of 33 hours 30 minutes, Lindbergh stayed at the US Embassy in Paris for several days of celebrations and appointments. The Embassy presented Lindbergh with these monogrammed pajamas.

Collection Item Long Description:

Inventory Number

A20130516001

Physical Description

Pajamas Paris 1927 Presentation. Teal and white patterned pajama pants with white piped edges, deep bottom hems, and cotton drawstring. Part of pajama set. Schlapobersky Chemiseir, 55 Rue De Rivoli, 55

Credit Line

Donated by Yale University Library, Manuscripts and Archives

Country of Origin

United States of America

Materials

  • Silk
  • Shell
  • Cotton

Dimensions

  • Overall (Pants): 116.8 × 33 × 0.3cm (3 ft. 10 in. × 1 ft. 1 in. × 1/8 in.)
  • Storage (Pants): 119.4 × 35.6 × 2.5cm (3 ft. 11 in. × 1 ft. 2 in. × 1 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-Miscellaneous