Skirt, Flight Attendant, Western 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:

Flight Attendant

Western Airlines, 1958

In operation since 1926, Western was the nation’s oldest airline. It flew mainly in California and the Southwest before merging with Delta in 1987. Nancy Birckhead wore this uniform while serving on Western’s Douglas and Convair airliners.

Gift of Nancy Birckhead

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

Materials

OVERALL - WOOL

Dimensions

Clothing (On Mannequin): 62.5 × 35 × 14cm (24 5/8 × 13 3/4 × 5 1/2 in.)

Country of Origin

United States of America

Physical Description

Green wool in an A-line style.

Type

PERSONAL EQUIPMENT-Uniforms: Civil

Inventory Number

A19762081000