Cape

Cape
Title
Cape
Date 
1912-1918
Medium 
Wool, metal
Dimensions 
overall (folded): 3 1/2 x 26 x 46 in. ( 8.9 x 66 x 116.8 cm )
Description 
Dark blue wool officer's cape with dark blue velvet double collar (closed, 1 hook and eye); 2 frog closures, one from shoulder to shoulder, the other at the chest; red wool lining.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mrs. George C. Haas
Object Number 
1964.47d
Marks 
embroidered: on label inside neck: "ESTABLISHED 1938 / TRADE MARK / The Warnock / Uniform Co. / NEW YORK"
Gallery Label 
This cape was worn by George C. Haas (1888-1963) when he served during World War I. He was commanding officer of the 78th Division ("Rainbow Division"), 152nd Field Artillery. The Society also owns other items of his uniforms.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group