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Trousers - Branch Central Clothing, Cotton, Purple, circa 1985 Object Reg. No: SH 961555

Summary:
Alternative name: Tracksuit Pants.

Purple cotton trousers manufactured by Branch Central Clothing and designed by Elsie Storr, circa 1985. They were worn by a patient at a hospital for the intellectually impaired, St Nicolas Hospital in Victoria, Australia. The trousers are an example of clothing worn by patients in hospitals associated with mental health and wellbeing in Victoria, Australia.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from North Eastern Metropolitan Psychiatric Services, 1996
Discipline: History

More information

Tagged with: clothing, mental health, mental health institutions, psychiatric hospitals, institutional care, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: 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 1985
Place & Date Used: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, circa 1985

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