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Dress - Maroon Wool, circa 1940 Object Reg. No: SH 850438

Summary:
Dress - Maroon Wool, circa 1940. Worn by a patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia
Description:
Maroon woollen dress fastening with 3 buttons to waist, slightly flared skirt, long sleeves with buttoned cuffs, blue collar and top pocket. Opening on side of waist fastens with hook and eye. Belt is missing.
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 94.00 cm (Height), 67.00 cm (Length)

More information

Tagged with: psychiatric hospitals, hospitals, uniforms
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: F4/AS on tag below collar
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, Circa 1940
References: oral history.

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