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Skirt - Grey Flannel, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850432

Skirt - Grey Flannel, circa 1940. Worn by a patient at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.
Grey flannel skirt, gathered and slightly flared. Has white calico waist- band with blue stripes. Opens 30cm down the back. Fastens with white tape ties, which are sewn to the waistband on each side of the opening. Seams hand-finished in cross stitch using brown cotton.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 70.00 cm (Height), 65.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, uniforms, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Medicine in Society Collection, Psychiatric Services 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 1940
References: oral history

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