WWI Red Cross Nurse’s Cape

WWI Red Cross Nurse’s Cape

Artist Lisa Scarbath chose this WWI Red Cross nurse’s cape, dark blue wool cape lined with red wool said to be part of a World War I Red Cross nurse’s uniform worn by Kathryn (Kate) Ellicott (1880-1949) of Howard County. (She was the great-great-grandaughter of Andrew Ellicott, one of the Ellicott Brothers) Part of the Contents of Kate Ellicott’s pine chest, purchased by the donor from Kate’s brother, Frank Ellicott.

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