Alternative Name(s): Nightie
Floral mauve nightdress manufactured by Branch Central Clothing, circa 1980. It was worn by a female patient in a mental health hospital in Bundoora, Victoria. This nightdress is an xxample of clothing worn by patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Nightdress made from light weight cotton in mauve with a floral pattern in darker mauve and blue with green leaves and brown outline. The nightdress is long and features a ruffled border of the same fabric at the bottom hem, a slightly ruched join between the main body of the garment at the front and the high bodice and a 'v' shaped neckline edged with white synthetic lace. Two labels are sewn on the inside of the dress at the rear of the neckline both have black printed text.

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