Parachute [Fragment]

18 Apr 1941
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Production Date
18 Apr 1941
Cream silk parachute fragment. Triangular, cut along two edges stitching along two edges, stained/foxing. Makers/date stamps in green and black, and eagle over swastika stamped in black in corner,.
From a WW2 German parachute, retrieved from the Sahara desert a member of the New Zealand Army. Petticoats were made from the rest of the parachute.
Processed Material/Textile/Silk
Signature/Marks and Type
Lieferungs - Nr 44/'sht"/Anglerligt: 5 Aug. 1941 Ink Stamp
Gerat Lastenfallschir / Bauart Peterhansel / Gerat - Nr. L C 50 F Ausf. C / Anforderzefenen / Werk-Nr. 6551 / Gewebe Kunsteide J G 2375/01_ _ / Hersteller: ekd. / Horstellungstag 18 Apr. 1941 Ink Stamp
Werkkontrolle 1 / E.T. / 18 Apr. 1941 Ink Stamp
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Credit Line
18 Apr 1941. Parachute [Fragment], 2014.515. The Museum of Transport and Technology (MOTAT).

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