Fragment of a parachute from a landmine

Object number

LDVAL 2847/1

Date

1939 – 1945

Physical description

Green woven parachute silk, frayed at edges, stained and with many holes.

Type

Shrapnel

Size

whole length: 1600mm
width: 1000mm

Collection type

Social history, Textile

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Metadata
Start date1939
End date1945
InstitutionValence House Museum
TypeShrapnel
Collection type
Social history
Textile