Heathcoats face mask

This facemask was made by Tiverton-based Heathcoat Fabrics, using a special antiviral fabric developed in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Although face coverings have been used for centuries, this design was first used as a public health measure during the 1918 Influenza pandemic.

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Accession Loan No.
13/2022/1
Collection Class
Social and industrial history
Common Name
Heathcoats face mask
Simple Name
mask
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Heathcoats face mask