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Dress - Branch Central Clothing, Child's Corduroy Pinafore, Red, circa 1980 Object Reg. No: SH 961557

Summary:
Red corduroy pinafore worn by young female patients at St Nicholas Hospital, a hospital for children with intellectual disabilities, in Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980. It was manufactured by Branch Central Clothing and designed by Elsie Storr. Some of the needle work mending on the dress may have been undertaken as part of an occupational therapy program.
Description:
Red corduroy pinafore.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from North Eastern Metropolitan Psychiatric Services, 1996
Discipline: History

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Tagged with: clothing, mental health, mental health institutions, occupational therapy, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Psychiatric Services Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: clothing
Manufacturer: Branch Central Clothing, Bundoora, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980
Place & Date Used: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1980

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