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Skirt - Denim, Grey, Circa 1930 Object Reg. No: SH 850358

Skirt - Denim, Grey, Circa 1930. Worn by a patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Gathered skirt of grey denim with white calico waist-band. Hand-machined and partly hand-sewn in black, white and brown cotton. Skirt has a short slit from the waist with very long ties made from white calico, very roughly hemmed (and fraying) which are attached to waistband each side of opening.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 69.00 cm (Height), 78.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: clothing, psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, 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 1930
References: Deduction from quality of garment and oral history.

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