Light blue cotton dress manufactured, circa 1950. It was worn as a uniform by patients in mental health hospitals in Victoria, Australia. This dress is an example of uniform worn by female patients in a mental health hospital in Victoria, Australia.

Physical Description

Light blue cotton dress with round neck. There are four buttons down the front and one press-stud to fasten. The dress is calf-length, with a very wide hem, showing perhaps that it was intended for use by a number of women. There are long sleeves with buttons on cuffs.

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