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nurse's uniform cape

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Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
Accession Number
004014005
Description
Navy felted wool cape with red wool lining has a hidden one-button tab closure at chest level and a removable two-button tab neck closure with two hooks and eyes under neck tab. Construction is three panels with seam along shoulders to hem and mandarin style collar without insignia. Neck tab is mis…
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Accession Number
004014005
Collection
Rockwood / Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre Collection
Category
Nursing
Classification
Nursing
MeSH Heading
Clothing
Textiles
MM= Clothing -- nursing
Description
Navy felted wool cape with red wool lining has a hidden one-button tab closure at chest level and a removable two-button tab neck closure with two hooks and eyes under neck tab. Construction is three panels with seam along shoulders to hem and mandarin style collar without insignia. Neck tab is missing one button.
Number Of Parts
1
Provenance
Linda Reason, Manager, Clinical Support Services, Mental Health Services site of the Providence Continuing Care Centre; artifacts from the KPH Collection
Maker
Corbett-Cowley Ltd
Site Made (City)
Toronto
Site Made (State)
Ontario
Site Made (Country)
Canada
Material
fabric: blue, red
ink: black
Inscriptions
On woven fabric label: "TAILORED BY // CORBETT-COWLEY // Limited // TORONTO, ONT. "; handwritten on inner lining: "M. E. NEIL." over faded handwriting: "J. MCMULLEN"
Permanent Location
Storage Room 0010
0010 Closet-A2
Dimension Notes
Length 88.0 cm x Width 259.0 cm
Condition Remarks
Neck tab is missing one button.
Copy Type
Original
Reference Types
JPG
Reference Comments
CD #2
Research Facts
The donor describes the artifact as a cape for a typical nurse's uniform that had previously been collected by staff of the Kingston Psychiatric Hospital / Providence Continuing Care Centre: their heritage collection was transferred to the Museum of Health Care at Kingston in March 2001.
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