Girl Scout Uniform

Girl Scout Uniform

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Description
Uniform consists of a middy blouse, skirt and sash / belt. The middy blouse has a lace up neck line, and would have been worn with a scarf due to the low neckline. There are several badges on each sleeve, and the proficiency badges date between 1918 and 1920. On the right arm going from top to bottom are 4 badges: musical, cyclist, needlewoman and laundress. On the left sleeve is a Maltese cross which represents an ambulance badge
Location
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Object Name
Uniform
date made
ca 1918
c 1918
associated institution
Girl Scouts of the United States of America
Physical Description
fabric (overall material)
metal (part: buttons material)
Measurements
overall (jacket): 25 in x 56 1/4 in; 63.5 cm x 142.875 cm
overall (skirt): 31 3/4 in x 36 1/2 in; 80.645 cm x 92.71 cm
overall (belt): 42 1/4 in x 2 in; 107.315 cm x 5.08 cm
ID Number
1977.0881.01
accession number
1977.0881
catalog number
1977.0881.01
Credit Line
Dorothy Emmert Brewster
subject
Girl Scouts of the United States of America
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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