Cream cotton dishcloth made from industrial grade cotton circa 1960. It was handknitted by a female patient as part of an occupational therapy program at a mental health hospital in Bundoora, Victoria. The occupational therapy programs supplied the hospital, the prison system and other government institutions with various goods. Many patients chose their own stitch - moss stitch, rib, basketweave- to create their products.

Physical Description

Square of knitted cloth done in cream coloured cotton. Knitted in a relief style of repetitive lines and open threads. One corner of the cloth has an additional hoop of wool with which it can be hung.

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