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Dress - Navy Blue Cotton, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850461

Dress - Navy Blue Cotton, circa 1940. Worn by a patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Navy-blue cotton dress with fine white vertical stripes. Dress has a shirt collar, fastens down the front with four black buttons, has hook and eye at waistline, opening finishes below the waist. Two darts in front and gathered at the waist. Long sleeves with cuffs and a deep hem.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 122.00 cm (Height), 70.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, uniforms, willsmere kew, 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 1940

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