Shirt, Stewardess, American 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:

Stewardess

American Airlines, 1936–37

Alice Lambert wore this uniform while flying on Curtiss Condors and Douglas DC-2s and DC-3s for American Airlines. Following the nautical theme started by Pan Am, American called its airplanes “flagships,” a term that appears on the left sleeve.

Gift of Alice Lambert Coker

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

Manufacturer

Credit Line

Donated by Mrs. Alice Lambert Coker

Materials

Polyester/Cotton

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 72 × 38 × 15cm (28 3/8 × 14 15/16 × 5 7/8 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Blue polyester/cotton blend, size med., long sleeves

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19730970000