overall (folded): 3 1/2 x 26 x 46 in. ( 8.9 x 66 x 116.8 cm )
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.
Gift of Mrs. George C. Haas
embroidered: on label inside neck: "ESTABLISHED 1938 / TRADE MARK / The Warnock / Uniform Co. / NEW YORK"
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.