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This is a seriously odd ad, from the poem-like copy to the naked women worshiping(?) the nylon garments hanging from trees. Naturally!
But beyond that, this is actually a useful ad as it helps establish when nylon thread was first used. Nylon was first marketed in 1938 as stockings, but due to WWII, nylon garments were not really available until after 1945. After the war there was a great deal of experimentation with the fiber, and new uses, especially lingerie and blouses, were developed.
I don’t know when nylon thread became available to the home sewer, but I can remember people being really excited about it in the mid to late 1960s. Perhaps this is one of those cases where my experiences do not firmly mesh with the historical facts.