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Nightshirt - Cream Calico, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850430

Uniform cream calico nightshirt worn by a female patient at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900.
Large cream calico nightshirt with sparse red vertical stripes. Has round neck and very short sleeves.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 97.00 cm (Height), 83.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: nightwear, psychiatric hospitals, sleepwear, 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: F1 written in black marking ink at top of back.
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1900
References: oral history

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