This is an American Red Cross Canteen Worker dress, hair scarf (veil), and apron. The dress and detached belt are a faded light blue cotton fabric and snaps are used to close the dress on the front left side. There is also an American Red Cross Canteen emblem stitched to the front of the dress just below the neck line. The apron is made from white cotton fabric. The hair scarf (veil) has a red cross emblem stitched to the front and is made from a sheer white fabric.
Number of Pieces
65 x 55
Hair scarf measurements were taken in centimeters while laying flat. Measurements are listed as “length by width by height” or “height by diameter” unless otherwise noted.
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The Barbara H. Hagan School of Nursing: Historical Collection. (2017). "Uniform: American Red Cross Canteen - 3" [Photograph]. Retrieved from http://digitalcommons.molloy.edu/nur_hagan/346