Uniform cream wool pinafore worn by female patients at a mental health hospital in Beechworth, Victoria, Australia, circa 1930s.

Physical Description

Pinafore dress made of thick woollen material. Skirt is made of cream wool with light blue thin stripes. The skirt is sewn to a cream wool short-sleeved vest. Dress has been altered and mended at the neckline and shoulder line. Marked in ink at back "F2". Possibly recycled. Machined hem.


Example of clothing worn by female patients at a Victorian mental health hospital

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