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Dress - Cream with Red Stripe, circa 1920 Object Reg. No: SH 850422

Dress - Cream with Red Stripe, Circa 1920. Small white calico dress with widely spaced fine, red, vertical stripes. Possibly worn by woman or child. Worn in Ward F7.
Child-size white calico dress with widely spaced fine, red, vertical stripes. Calf-length with wide waistband and a few tucks above and below it. Has round neck with 5-sided double layer of material back and front. Opens from top to halfway down skirt and fastens with 3 sets of brass eyelets with cotton tape. Has long sleeves.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 108.00 cm (Height), 73.00 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
On Display at: Melbourne Museum
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: clothing
Inscriptions: F7
Date Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1920

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