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Red Cross apron

Description

White cotton Red Cross apron. Dress-like form w/ straight body and slightly flared bottom. Long sleeves. No waistline. Rectangular neckline. Red embroidered cross at center of neckline. Button down back w/ cloth covered buttons. Ribbon-like piece fastened across back w/ 2 cloth covered buttons at each end.

Details

Maker
unknown
Date
1914-1918
Inscriptions
Ink inside dress: ""MRS. C.S. GIFFORD."" Attached notes: Tag: ""Apron used when/ doing red cross/ dressings & head/ gear that goes with/ it - R.D.G."" Cardboard piece: ""Apron worn when/ doing Red Cross/ dressings, also/ veil to go/ over hair""
Material
cotton (textile)
Object type
Clothing--Outerwear
Descriptive terms
APRON
aprons (protective wear)
Cotton
cotton (textile)
nursing
Nursing
Red Cross
World War I
world wars
Associated events
World War I
Accession Number
2000.19.1
GUSN
26443

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