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Dress - Cotton, Army Green, Circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850098

Summary:
Dress - Cotton, Army Green, Circa 1940. Worn by a patient at Sunbury Mental Hospital, Victoria Australia.
Description:
Long-sleeved cotton dress with broad waist-band, opening right down the back. Has grey plastic buttons and buttoned cuffs. Round neck with shallow V in front. Colour is faded army green.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum)
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 113.00 cm (Height), 59.00 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
Inscriptions: Stamped: MENTAL/HOSPITAL/SUNBURY. Written: F88
Place & Date Used: Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, Circa 1940
Place Used: Sunbury Mental Hospital (Asylum), Circa 1940
References: label on garment.

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