Flight bag

Object Number: 
2000.61
Date: 
1950-1975
Medium: 
Plastic
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 7/8 x 14 1/4 x 7 1/2 in. ( 22.5 x 36.2 x 19 cm )
Marks: 
printed: on two sides of the bag: "TWA" printed: on a tag sewn into the interior of the bag: "Product of/ BEARSE MANUFACTURERS/ Newburgh NY"
Description: 
Red plastic TWA flight bag with two handles, id tag slot and one pocket; zipper closure across the top; white plastic piping along the edges; "TWA" logo of two intersecting globes printed on each side.
Gallery Label: 
The donor collected this bag and other related airline materials at garage sales, flea markets, and collectibles shops in the New Jersey area. New York has been a major hub for the air travel since the early twentieth century. Trans World Airlines was organized here in 1928 and headquatered here until 1988.
Credit Line: 
Anonymous Gift
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group