[American Red Cross uniform, ca. 1917]

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Catalog ID Number: 1995.100.505

Object Type: uniform, red cross

Full Description:
White cotton belted, Princess style uniform dress (a) with patch pockets. 6 mother of pearl buttons with metal studs down front. Short sleeves with wide cuffs & button holes for buttons. Embroidered red cross on left breast pocket b) black metal pin, initials"A.R.C." on right lapel; c) Round metal pin above left breast pocket. Red cross on white background with blue border" American National Red Cross Nurse"in gold letters. Pin bordered with gold leaves.d)2.25 in. wide white cotton belt with 1 button.e)White triangular one piece headress of sheer cotton. Narrow cuff folds back at front. Small patch with embroidered red cross & "Seattle,Wash." embroidered below in center. Narrow flat ties. f) Folded square white handkerchief with embroidered red cross in right skirt pocket.

Overall length 46 in
Skirt width 30 in Note: a)
Sleeve length 8 in Note: a)
Length 1 in Note: b)lapel pin
Diameter 1 in Note: bodice pin
Length 28 in Note: e)headdress
Width 38 in Note: e)headdress
Length 24 in Note: f)handkerchief
Width 18 in Note: f)handkerchief

Creation Date: ca.1917

Related Subjects: American Red Cross, World War I, Seattle, WA, nursing, clothing, outerwear, clothing, women's