Object Detail


Maker and Role
DuPont Co. (E. I. du Pont de Nemours & Co.) (estab. 1802, closed 2017), Manufacturer
The Barteldes Seed Co., Manufacturer
Description
DuPont began production of cellophane in 1924. Scientist William Hale Charch patented a way to make it moisture-proof in 1927 enabling its use for food packaging. Cellophane was manufactured by DuPont until 1986.
Currently on Display
No
Object No
94.8.245

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