Anna Gibb Hayes (1861-1960) wore this cape while serving with the Harvard University Field Hospital in France during World War I. This hospital specialized in caring for eye injuries. The cape was made by B. Michel, 5 rue Scribe, Paris.

Date Made: about 1917

Location: Currently not on view

Place Made: France: Île-de-France, Paris

Subject: NursingWorld War IRelated Event: World War I


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Credit Line: Gift of Jean David

Data Source: National Museum of American History

Id Number: 1996.0181.01Catalog Number: 1996.0181.01Accession Number: 1996.0181

Object Name: cape, nurse, WWINurses Cloak

Measurements: overall: 118 cm x 200 cm; 46 15/32 in x 78 3/4 in


Record Id: nmah_895370

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