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Catalog Number 1982.219.003
Description Pillow, c. 1941-1945. Part of Block Warden's first aid kit used during World War II by Gladys M. Browning of Burlingame, CA. Rectangular pillow constructed with different fabric on each side. One side shows a design of green stripes alternating with cream stripes containing yellow and pink floral decoration. The other side has a pattern with solid yellow stripes flanking a yellow stripe with a branch motif. This group alternates with a group of stripes that has blue and green floral decoration on a white background that is framed by pink scallops on a blue background. One side of the pillow is hand stitched.
Object Name Pillow, Medicinal
Collection 3D - Medical & Psychological Tools & Equipment
Title Pillow, c. 1941-1945
Date c. 1941-1945
Creator Unknown
Role Seamstress
Inscription Text none
Provenance Used during World War II by Gladys M. Browning of Burlingame, CA
Dimensions H-5.25 W-9.125 D-2.25 inches
Medium Textile
Search Terms Browning, Gladys M.
First Aid
Medical Equipment
Pillows
World War II
World War Two
WWII
Subjects First aid
Medical aspects of war
Medical equipment & supplies
War
World War II
People Browning, Gladys M.