Skirt - Grey Flannel, circa 1940. Worn by a patient at a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia.

Physical Description

Grey flannel skirt, gathered and slightly flared. Has white calico waist- band with blue stripes. Opens 30cm down the back. Fastens with white tape ties, which are sewn to the waistband on each side of the opening. Seams hand-finished in cross stitch using brown cotton.


Example of cloting worn by patients at psychiatric hospitals in Victoria Australia

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