Navy blue cotton dress manufactured, circa 1950. It was worn as a uniform by a patient at Sunbury Mental 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, buttoning right down the back with 7 black plastic buttons. Has short sleeves, U shaped neckline, slightly flared skirt and a hip pocket right, front. There are 2 rows of pale-blue ric-rac braid around the neck and on the top of the pocket and 1 row around the short sleeves.

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