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Science Meets Fashion: Introducing Nylon

Friday, Nov 22, 2013 9:30a to 4:30p
Hagley Museum and Library Wilmington, DE

Seventy-five years ago on October 27, 1938, a brand new material named nylon was announced to the public. Created in DuPont’s labs, nylon replaced silk in the ladies hosiery industry. Nylon was so popular that its early sales created near riots because of demand.

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Hagley Museum and Library
201 Hagley Creek Rd.
Wilmington, DE 19807
(302) 658-2400
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