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Petticoat - Grey Flannel, circa 1880 Object Reg. No: SH 850115

Uniform grey flannel petticoat worn by female patients at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1880
Grey flannel petticoat, waist to ankle. Has cream calico waistband and ties. Opens in a split from the waist, 40cm down one side. Flannel is speckled with red and black.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 89.00 cm (Height), 95.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, underwear, uniforms, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection, Clothing & Textiles Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: clothing
Inscriptions: A rough F4 is written in blue indelible pencil on the inside of the waistband.
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1880
References: card with exhibit.

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