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Skirt - Brown Tweed Flannel, circa 1950 Object Reg. No: SH 850466

Summary:
Brown tweed flannel skirt worn by female patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
Description:
Gathered skirt of dark brown tweed flannel, flecked with yellow, black, red and green. Has white calico waist-band stitched in black. Has a 25cm opening from waist and fastens by ties of white tape attached to waist-band each side of opening.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70.00 cm (Height), 60.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: clothing, 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
Tertiary Classification: clothing
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1950
References: oral history

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