Summary

Navy blue cotton dress, with fine white stripe, manufactured circa 1950. It was worn as a uniform by a patient at a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia. This dress is an example of uniform worn by female patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Navy-blue cotton dress with fine white vertical stripes. Has a shirt collar. Opens from neck down front and fastens with three grey buttons. Wide waistband with button in centre. Opening finishes below waist. Darts below waist, and a rather straight skirt. There are two darts in bodice. The dress has long sleeves with cuffs and a wide hem.

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