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Bedspread - Single, Woven Cotton, Vantona, circa 1960 Object Reg. No: SH 850472

Summary:
Single bed, woven cotton, navy blue and white bedspread, circa 1960. Manufactured by Vantona UK. Used in a mental health hospital, Victoria, Australia, circa 1960.
Description:
Woven cotton bedspread for single bed in dark blue and white. Has a deep border of fine all-over pattern then an ornate border of flowers, lace and vine leaves. The middle part is decorated with a sparser leaf pattern (white on blue) with a large round 'Victorian Government' insignia in the centre. (See Accession Sheet for further description)
Acquisition Information:
Donation from Office of Psychiatric Services
Discipline: History
Dimensions: 234.00 cm (Height), 189.00 cm (Length)

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Tagged with: bedding, psychiatric hospitals, making history - psych services
Themes this item is part of: Psychiatric Services Collection, Medicine in Society Collection, Public Life & Institutions Collection
Primary Classification: MEDICINE & HEALTH
Secondary Classification: Mental Health - Institutional Life
Tertiary Classification: manchester
Inscriptions: GUARANTEED QUALITY/Vantona and ALL COTTON/MADE IN ENGLAND on woven label attached inside corner of bedspread.
Manufacturer: Vantona, England, Great Britain, circa 1960
Place & Date Used: Victoria, Australia, circa 1960

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