Straitjacket - Cream Canvas. Alternative Name(s): Straightjacket. Used in mental health hospital in Victoria Australia for restraining patients.

Physical Description

Hip-length, canvas straitjacket with long sleeves with the ends sewn into hip-level pockets. Opens right down the back and fastens by 4 canvas straps which thread into locking buckles. There is also a broad canvas belt sewn on in the front and secured at the back with 2 straps and buckles. Jacket has very stiff, double-layered round neck. Canvas is white. Not a large size.


Example of restraint clothing used in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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