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Apron - Nurses, White Cotton, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850426

Summary:
Apron - Nurses, White Cotton, circa 1920. Worn by nursing staff at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Description:
White cotton nurse's apron with long, gathered skirt and gathered bib 15cm across at waist. Bib continues into broad shoulder straps to be tucked into waist and pinned at the back. Has round neck and apron has wide waistband extending into ties. Has brown stains on skirt and shoulder strap. Machine mended tear on skirt.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 140.00 cm (Height), 56.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, uniforms, nursing, 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 Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920

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