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Uniform - Combinations, Cream Linen, circa 1860 Reg. No: SH 850420
- Uniform cream calico combination of a top (bodice) and bottom (cruchless) worn by female patient at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1860.
- Cream calico combination with crutchless divided legs. Overall-style bodice attached at the waist, has broad (4cm) shoulder straps and closes by 2 metal buttons down the back. There is one narrow navy-blue stripe down the front and back of each leg.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||100.00 cm (Height), 46.00 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||psychiatric hospitals, 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|
|Inscriptions:||Capital "R" in a circle written in black marking ink at the left,front,waist.|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1860|