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This item is on display at Melbourne Museum
Bonnet - Brown Cotton, circa 1900 Reg. No: SH 850404
- Cotton bonnet worn by female patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia, circa 1900.
- Bonnet is fawn coloured, with gathers at neckline of bonnet to protect neck. Top of bonnet has draw string for fit. Brim can be turned back with two ties under chin.
- Acquisition Information:
- Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
|Dimensions:||43.70 cm (Height), 27.50 cm (Length)|
|Tagged with:||bonnets, headwear, 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|
|On Display at:||Melbourne Museum|
|Primary Classification:||MEDICINE & HEALTH|
|Secondary Classification:||Mental Health - Institutional Life|
|Place & Date Used:||Victoria, Australia, circa 1900|