One millionth dressing made by N-YHS unit of the Red

Object Number: 
INV.11911
Date: 
1943
Medium: 
Cotton
Dimensions: 
overall (in original bundle): 2 x 8 1/8 x 4 1/2 in. ( 5.1 x 20.6 x 11.4 cm )
Description: 
Bundle of white cotton gauze tied with cotton string.
Gallery Label: 
This bundle of gauze was the millionth made by the New-York Historical Society Unit of the Red Cross on March 25, 1943, in less than six months of work.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the New-York Historical Society Unit of the Red Cross, 1943
Provenance: 
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group