Dress - Navy Blue Cotton, circa 1940. Worn by a patient in a mental health hospital in Victoria Australia

Physical Description

Navy-blue cotton dress with fine white vertical stripes. Dress has a shirt collar, fastens down the front with four black buttons, has hook and eye at waistline, opening finishes below the waist. Two darts in front and gathered at the waist. Long sleeves with cuffs and a deep hem.


Example of clothing worn by patients in a psychiatric hospital in Victoria Australia

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