Skirt - Grey wool, Circa 1930. Worn by a patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

Physical Description

Gathered skirt of grey wool with white calico waist-band. Hand-machined and partly hand-sewn in black, white and brown cotton. Skirt has a short slit from the waist with very long ties made from white calico, very roughly hemmed (and fraying) which are attached to waistband each side of opening.


Example of clothing worn by patients in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

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