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Cap - Mob, White Linen, circa 1900 Object Reg. No: SH 850421

White linen mob-cap (house-maid's cap) worn by a staff member at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900.
White linen mob-cap gathered round base of crown with threaded tape and has 7cm wide gathered brim.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 32.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: headwear, psychiatric hospitals, work clothing, working life, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Institutions of the Past, Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society 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 1900

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