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Title Hughes Airwest Flight Attendant Suitcase
Date 1972
Collection Hughes Airwest Uniforms
Object Name Suitcase
Catalog Number 2011.90.1
Description A. Fabric-covered rectangle-shaped suitcase in Hughes Airwest Sundance Yellow color. Top side has yellow plastic handle and three metal clasps, one with combination lock. White triangle-shaped manufacturer label on one exterior side: "Outdoor Twist / Skyway Luggage / STYLED WITH DUPONT NYLON / Scotchguard"
B. Leather/plastic crew bag tag of Sundance Yellow printed with Hughes Airwest logo and text in Universal Blue (light purple): "HUGHES AIRWEST / CREW BAGGAGE / DO NOT REMOVE FROM AIRCRAFT" The Hughes Airwest logo, designed by Mario Zamparelli in 1971, consists of a horizontal axis linking three diamond-like units, which make a stylized "HH," the initials of the airline's famous owner Howard Hughes.
C. Paper light blue/white bag tag for SEA [Seattle/Tacoma]
Artist/Maker Zamparelli, Mario
Artist 2/Maker 2 Skyway Luggage Co.
Provenance Issued to Hughes Airwest flight attendants.
Search Terms Hughes Airwest
Subjects Baggage
Flight attendants
Credit line Gift of Charlotte Dungan Hodges