Summary

Apron - Nurses, White Cotton, circa 1920. Worn by nursing staff at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

Physical Description

White cotton nurse's apron with long, gathered skirt and gathered bib 15cm across at waist. Bib continues into broad shoulder straps to be tucked into waist and pinned at the back. Has round neck and apron has wide waistband extending into ties. Has brown stains on skirt and shoulder strap. Machine mended tear on skirt.

Significance

Example of uniforms worn in psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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