Red Cross apron

Collection Type

  • Clothing and accessories

Date

1914-1918

GUSN

GUSN-26443

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

Descriptive Terms

aprons (protective wear)
cotton (textile)
nursing
world wars
Cotton
Red Cross
World War I
Nursing
APRON

Inscription

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""

Associated Events

World War I

Maker

Unknown

Accession Number

2000.19.1