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Bandage, The Vernaid Bandage, early 20th century

This is a Bandage. It is dated early 20th century and we acquired it in 1981. Its medium is cotton and its technique is printed on plain weave. It is a part of the Textiles department.

This object was featured in our Object of the Day series in a post titled An instructional bandage.

This object was donated by Milton Sonday. It is credited Gift of Milton Sonday.

Its dimensions are

Warp x Weft: 89 x 89 cm (35 1/16 x 35 1/16 in.) H x W (triangle; width measured at base): 25 x 50.5 cm (9 13/16 x 19 7/8 in.)

It is inscribed

(in lower right corner) Registered Design No. 710438 Approved by Sir James Cantlie, XBE, FRCS (inside cross at top) V & Co. Ltd.

Cite this object as

Bandage, The Vernaid Bandage, early 20th century. cotton. Gift of Milton Sonday. 1981-43-1.

This object was previously on display as a part of the exhibition IDEO Selects: Works from the Permanent Collection.

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