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

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
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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