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Pillowcase - Cream Cotton with Blue Stripe, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 923147

Summary:
Pillowcase - Cream Canvas with Blue Stripe, circa 1900 Alternative Name(s): Pillowslip. Made in psychiatric hospital, Mayday Hills Hospital Item made in tailor's shop at the hospital. Used Beechworth, Victoria, Australia
Description:
White pillow case with thick blue lines woven throughout, made of thick mattress ticking. Stamped in red, twice: 'Mental Hospital Beechworth'. Written in ink on top right-hand corner: F.2 (for Female Ward 2). Pillow- case is machine-made.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Mayday Hills Hospital, 1992
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 42.00 cm (Width), 75.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, linen, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: manchester
Inscriptions: Stamped twice: Mental Hospital Beechworth. Inscribed: F2.
Manufacturer: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1900
Place Used: Mayday Hills Hospital, Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, Cirac 1900

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