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Skirt - Grey Wool, hand stitched, circa 1940 Reg. No: SH 850465
- Grey wool skirt, hand-stitched, circa 1940. Worn by a female patient(s) at a Victorian mental health hospital. May have been made by a patient.
- Gathered skirt of grey wool with black and white striped cotton waist-band. Hand-stitched apart from top of waist-band. Opens by a short slit from the waist, which is tied fastened with white bias binding tapes on waist-band, each side of opening.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||75.00 cm (Height), 75.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||clothing, occupational therapy, psychiatric hospitals, 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|
|Inscriptions:||F2 smeared on in black grease-like substance on the back hemline.|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1940|
|References:||Deduction from quality of garment and oral history.|