Silk inner gloves

Item

Title

Silk inner gloves

Description

Silk gloves worn first under chamois gloves and then leather flying gauntlets. The cuffs were tucked under the cuffs of the flying jacket. Early examples were made of silk, but as silk became more difficult to acquire later synthetic silk or Rayon was used in their manufacture.

Date

1939-1945

Identifier

004.044.008

Medium

Silk, Synthetic silk, Rayon

Provenance

Worn by F/O N. H. Bell of Brantford, Ontario.

Rights Holder

2021 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada.
2021 Canadian Warplane Heritage Museum, Mount Hope, Ontario, Canada.

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