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Issued by:
Homer G. Phillips Hospital, American, 1937 - 1979  Search this
Worn by:
Pauline Brown Payne, American  Search this
Medium:
cloth, thread, plastic
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 1/4 x 6 5/8 x 6 in. (15.9 x 16.8 x 15.2 cm)
Type:
caps (headgear)
Place used:
Saint Louis, Missouri, United States, North and Central America
Date:
1944
Description:
A white nurses cap with a folded back brim. The edges of the cap fasten to the back interior with two (2) buttons. A flap covers the back of the head and folds under to meet the edges of the brim.
Topic:
African American  Search this
Clothing and dress  Search this
Labor  Search this
Medicine  Search this
Nursing  Search this
Women  Search this
Credit Line:
Collection of the Smithsonian National Museum of African American History and Culture, Gift of Pauline Brown Payne
Object number:
2013.90.3
Restrictions & Rights:
No Known Copyright Restrictions
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National Museum of African American History and Culture Collection
Classification:
Clothing-Historical
Exhibition:
Making a Way Out of No Way
On View:
NMAAHC (1400 Constitution Ave NW), National Mall Location, Community/Third Floor, 3 050
Data Source:
National Museum of African American History and Culture
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/fd5d23cdae2-11a1-4fbe-a2c6-0d5dac9c74ed
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmaahc_2013.90.3